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Instinto de conservación
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Instinto de Conservacion [“Instinct for Conservation”] offers us a rare glimpse into the efforts to preserve natural ecosystems in Colombian national treasures like the Tayrona Natural National Park and Gorgona Natural National Park. The parks’ skillful guides educate us about diverse exotic and often endangered species while highlighting unique geographical and historic aspects of these spectacular sites.

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Instinto de conservación - Parque Tayrona - Part 1

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Colombia

After a dramatic, illegal entrance into a Colombian world heritage site, the Tayrona Natural National Park, our hostess explains the reasons why this is damaging to the park's ecosystems as well as giving us an introduction to the many adventures that await us in future episodes of this seven-part series.

Instinto de conservación - Parque Tayrona - Part 2

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Colombia

In part two of this seven part series about Colombia’s Tayrona Park, María Cecilia Sánchez escapes her frenetic city life to explore this natural national park from the standpoint of nature conservation, enlisting the help of field expert, José Castro, who explains geographic, historical and touristic aspects of the park's terrestrial ecosystem.

Instinto de conservación - Parque Tayrona - Part 3

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Colombia

María Cecilia continues her exploration of Tayrona Park, embarking upon her first scuba dive to explore its underwater ecosystem.

Instinto de conservación - Parque Tayrona - Part 4

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Colombia

Part four of this seven-part series about Colombia's Tayrona National Park explains a bit about the importance of its coral reefs and how they are studied.

Instinto de conservación - Parque Tayrona - Part 5

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Colombia

In this fifth part of the series about Colombia's Tayrona Park, we learn how the San Rafael "posadas" (tourist inns) have been enlightening and life-changing for locals and tourists alike.

Instinto de conservación - Parque Tayrona - Part 6

Difficulty: difficulty - Advanced Advanced

Colombia

A seasoned fisherman tells us about some tricks of his trade as well as what it is like to practice it in a protected area such as Tayrona Natural National Park.

Instinto de conservación - Parque Tayrona - Part 7

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Colombia

This last part of the series on Tayrona Natural National Park identifies the conflict between conserving and embracing the local fishermen, business owners, etc. as a fundamental part of the park and the fact that, despite having been there before the park was even a park, they are considered to be living there illegally.

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