Strengthening Protected Areas in Magallanes, Chile

Story from Irina Montenegro, WWF Chile/CCNet Latin America Franchise   CONAF, the National Forest Corporation in Chile, is responsible for the administration of the Wildlife Protected Areas. In 2016, CONAF adopted the Open Standards as the main methodological framework for their management plans. This past June, the CONAF regional office based in Magallanes (the largest and…

Science and Strategic Planning Unite to Enhance Conservation Success for Golden Lion Tamarins

Story shared by Lou Ann Dietz, Save the Golden Lion Tamarin    Since its creation in 1992, the Brazilian NGO Associação Mico-Leão-Dourado (AMLD – golden lion tamarin association) has coordinated local, national, and international efforts to assure the long-term future of endangered golden lion tamarins (GLTs) in their native habitat, the lowland Atlantic Forest…