Bahia del Garcero, Noel Kempff Mercado © Hermes Justiniano
Bolivia is so mega-diverse, that all of its plant species have yet to be identified. Scientists discovered at least 24 new species during 2001. More than 220 of Bolivia's 4,000 endemic plant species are at-risk.
Bolivian Partner Organizations
In Bolivia, Parks in Peril (PIP) is concentrating on spreading Conservation Area Planning (CAP) methodologies around the country; as on 2004, 22 protected areas were using CAP and only 4 were actually supported by The Nature Conservancy. PIP is also working to practice conservation in threatened areas of Bolivia that are not part of the protected areas system through department, municipal and private lands.
Amboro-Carrasco National Parks
These two adjoining parks feature ancient volcanoes and prominent sandstone formations that have eroded to form deep canyons. Learn more...
Eduardo Avaroa National Andean Fauna Reserve
At least 25,000 tourists flock annually to Eduardo Avaroa, making it Bolivia's most popular national park. Learn more...
Noel Kempff Mercado National Park
One striking geological feature of Noel Kempff is the 2,000- square mile (5,180-square kilometer) Huanchaca Plateau. Learn more...
Tariquía Fauna and Flora Reserve
A central section of the Andean yungas and cloud forests that makes up Tariquía operates as a water flow regulator. Learn more...