Fundación ProAves – por la conservación en el país de las aves


21 July, 2010



– Zoological Society for the Protection of Species and their populations e.V.ZGAP

The Zoological Society for the Protection of Species and populations e.V.ZGAP 

(For its acronym in German) was founded in 1982 by a small group of dedicated conservationists in Munich, Germany. The primary goal of the society is the preservation of poorly known species and endangered species and habitat protection.



-Shared Responsibility

Shared Responsibility is a campaign led by Vice-President of the Republic and seeks to raise awareness about the environmental effects caused by illicit crops.


-Regional Autonomous Corporation of Magdalena – CORPAMAG

Entity responsible for environmental conservation and sustainable development of the department of Magdalena.


-Regional Autonomous Corporation of North Santander – CORPONOR

Its jurisdiction is the Norte de Santander Department and its main function is to act as top environmental authority of the Department, in accordance with the rules and guidelines issued by the Ministry of Environment, Housing and Territorial Development.

-Natura Foundation


Natura Foundation works for life represented in human communities, animals and plants in the country and the planet. It is a nongovernmental organization (NGO) non-profit organization created in 1984 with a mission to help conserve the biodiversity of Colombia and the search for alternative sustainable use of natural resources.



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