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Pearson Rainforest Reserve

16. May 2009

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Pearson Rainforest Reserve

Pearson, the world’s leading education, business information and consumer publishing company has teamed up with CTF to create The Pearson Rainforest reserve in Costa Rica.

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Appeal – Help save the Costa Rican Bellbird

6. May 2009

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Appeal – Help save the Costa Rican Bellbird

CTF is running an appeal to help raise money for a project in the International Childrens Rainforest, Monteverde, Costa Rica. Can you help save this endangered habitat?

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How is Rainforest purchased?

23. August 2008

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How is Rainforest purchased?

We asked Dan Janzen, President of the Guanacaste Dry Forest Conservation Fund, how they identify the people who currently own the rainforest that they purchase for conservation. See what he has to say. The land purchases (more than 300 in the…

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Rare day-flying moth spotted

22. August 2008

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Rare day-flying moth spotted

Dan Janzen has sent us an image he has taken of a Male day-flying moth Xanthocastnia evalthe in the family Castniidae, about 2 inch wingspan. While exploring the edge of the old-growth rain forest in central Sector A on 20 May 2008, I spotted this…

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Black Caiman – Getting by with a little help from it’s friends

4. August 2008

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Black Caiman – Getting by with a little help from it’s friends

The Black Caiman (Melanosuchus niger) is the largest South American crocodile and the Amazon’s biggest predator. But despite its size and power it can be hunted with ease and the species has been reduced in numbers by 99% over the last…

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Jatun Sacha Biological Station

1. August 2008

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Jatun Sacha Biological Station

The 7,500 acre forest, designated in the early 1990's as the Second World Children's Rainforest reserve, is situated in the narrow Tropical Wet Forest Life Zone of Eastern Ecuador, where the Eastern slopes of the Andes merge into the vastness of the Amazon basin.

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Monkey Business – Protecting Habitat

4. June 2008

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Monkey Business – Protecting Habitat

The common, or Humboldt’s, Woolly Monkey (Lagothrix lagotricha), one of the chunkiest and heaviest New World primates, lives in the rainforests of the Western Amazon river basin, including the CTF supported Reserves at Uwasu in Western Brazil and Jatun Sacha in Eastern Ecuador.

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Rincon Rainforest

19. May 2008

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The best place to find out about the Rincon Rainforest is on Dan & Winnie Janzens website. These guys have been running the organisation who have aggregated all the donations from around the world to save this rainforest. And they have…

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Monte Verde Cloud Forest

19. May 2008

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The Monte Verde project. Ideally we would have a project page explaining the project, with blogging under this. Suggest we create a page for each project with a link to it's blog. All blog posts for that project will be in the category under projects for that specific project name.

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