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Learn more about Bolivia's environment Español On the occasion of Earth Day, which is celebrated every 22nd of April around the world, the Autonomous State Government of Santa Cruz, Bolivia and BoliviaBella.com joined forces for environmental conservation, by announcing in 2011 the formation of a one-year voluntary alliance, appropriately named "Santa Cruz Grows Green", to promote environmental education and the adoption of more sustainable practices in the state of Santa Cruz. The articles we shared during that year contain information about Bolivia's environment, green spaces, forests, biodiversity, flora, fauna, conservation efforts, protected areas, national parks, protected and endangered species, and much more. Although the project finalized, BoliviaBella.com will continue to add articles.

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1 Million Fish Dead in Bolivian Ecological Disaster 
(3 Aug. 2010 Update: The number of dead fish and other water-dependent wildlife totaled over 6 million.) Due to the extremely high degree of interest …

548 Birds in Your Pocket – A Photographic Guide for Birdwatchers in Bolivia Not rated yet
The first “Birds of Bolivia” pocket guide has been published. It contains 548 (or 38%) of the 1415 of the bird species recorded to date in Bolivia, along …

The Eighteen Municipal Protected Areas of Santa Cruz, Bolivia Not rated yet
There are eighteen protected areas managed at the municipal level in Bolivia's largest state (or department) of Santa Cruz. These areas have been identified …

The Seven Protected Areas of Santa Cruz, Bolivia Not rated yet
There are seven areas that are being protected for conservation at the state level in the vast Department of Santa Cruz, Bolivia. These areas are …

The Five National Parks of Santa Cruz, Bolivia Not rated yet
There are five national parks and integrally managed natural areas (ANMIs) in the vast, tropical state of Santa Cruz, in eastern Bolivia. These are …

Bolivia's National Arbor Day - 1 Oct - Dia Nacional del Arbol Not rated yet
October 1st is National Arbor Day in Bolivia (National Day of the Tree or Día Nacional del Árbol). This day is set aside to create awareness about the …

Our Forests - Sources of Information Not rated yet
The UN has named 2011 the International Year of Forests; therefore, Santa Cruz Grows Green has dedicated a portion of our website to telling you about …

11 things you can do to help save our forests Not rated yet
Bolivia's forests are being destroyed at a rate of over 280,000 hectares per year. This is occurring for multiple reasons and no single party is to blame. …

Map of National Parks and Protected Areas in Bolivia Not rated yet
Español View this map to see where Bolivia's 21 national parks and protected areas are located. Red areas are "national parks". Light green areas are …

UN criticizes destruction of forests in Bolivia, asks for "down to earth" policies Not rated yet
UN criticizes destruction of forests in Bolivia, at a rate of 300,000 hectares per year, and asks government to bring its policies "down to earth". …

11 ways in which our forests are being destroyed Not rated yet
Español Worldwide, our forests cover about 31% of the Earth’s land surface. Of this, 36% are primary forests, which have taken hundreds of years to …

11 things you should know about Bolivia's forests Not rated yet
Español As you read the following keep in mind that more than 20 percent of the world's oxygen is produced in the Amazon rainforest, more than half …

Get to Know Santa Cruz, Our People, Resources, and Biodiversity Not rated yet
Santa Cruz, the largest state in Bolivia, is located in the eastern region of the country. Over 2.6 million people live in the State of Santa Cruz, in …

Santa Cruz Bolivia State Policy on Environmental Education Not rated yet
1.INTRODUCTION: It is becoming more and more worrisome to see that the natural resources and environment of the State of Santa Cruz are being severely …

Santa Cruz Environmental Education Center: First in Bolivia Not rated yet
The Government of the State of Santa Cruz Bolivia, is implementing Bolivia's first Environmental Education Center with the objective of contributing to …

Get to Know the Protected Natural Areas of Santa Cruz Bolivia Not rated yet
The Autonomous State Government of Santa Cruz, Bolivia, in an effort to protect and conserve our natural resources and environment, continually disseminates …

25,000 Fires Smother Bolivia in Smoke Not rated yet
Over 25,000 hot spots have been detected, and 1.5 million hectares of forest and brush have burned in 4 Bolivian states as a result of slash-and-burn forest …

Millions of Dead Fish in Bolivia - Authorities Answer Questions You Posted Not rated yet
Our article about the discovery of millions of dead fish in Bolivia drew so much attention in our forums, we decided to personally interview authorities …

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