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Saturday, April 22 • 11:00 - 16:00
STAYING OPTIMISTIC: The challenges of being a local conservation organization in Bolivia

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Being a scientists and working in the field of wildlife conservation is a real challenge in Bolivia. By not being considered a real career and a very low local investment, we need to be really optimitic.

The Natural History Museum Alcide d'Orbigny is a local institution in Cochabamba, the heart of Bolivia, that has been working for wildlife conservation for the past 14 years. 

With the help of a short video produced by young Bolivian filmmakers, and using images of our affiliated researchers we want to share our histories.

You are more than welcome to visit us and I will be happy to give you more information! 

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Carmen Julia Quiroga Pacheco

Project Developer, Museo de Historia Natural Alcide d'Orbigny
I am a young Bolivian conservationist and I am currently part of the Natural History Museum (MHNC) of my home town Cochabamba. Despite being a small institution, the MHNC has a wide array of wildlife conservation projects involving all sorts of taxa. The summit will help us show how... Read More →

Saturday April 22, 2017 11:00 - 16:00 BST
Prince Albert Suite