Helping the Howlers

As you may know, Nicaragua went through a serious drought earlier this year. In fact, it’s the worst dry spell Nicaragua has experienced in over 30 years. The dry tropical forests in the Paso Del Istmo that we work in …

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How We’re Combating Illegal Wildlife Trafficking

On April 22, 2015, USAID issued the Wildlife Crime Tech Challenge in an effort to bring together international communities to create solutions that address critical wildlife crime issues. One of the issues highlighted by the challenge is the network of …

pasoblogHow We’re Combating Illegal Wildlife Trafficking

Local communities and conservation

As a conservation biologist, one of the most important parts of my job is making trips to the field so that I can better design and manage the many scientific projects that Paso Pacifico’s local employees work on. Others  imagine …

pasoblogLocal communities and conservation

It Takes A Village

When 8-year-olds Matson and Jonas decided to do something to save sea turtles, they reached out to their school community for help. They received an extraordinary response from teachers, staff, students, and families at Oak Grove School. Through a village …

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Team Member Spotlight – Cristian Bonilla

Cristian Bonilla is a local para-biologist who has supported Paso Pacifico’s wildlife research for over six years. Although Cristian has helped us study everything from bats to lizards, in recent years he has become a specialist for Amazon parrot conservation. …

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Miracle Grant from Patagonia

This spring we were thrilled to receive Patagonia’s Miracle Grant award. This support has helped us advance our mission to restore and protect endangered forest and coastal ecosystems in Nicaragua. We have applied these generous funds to two specific programs: 1. our …

pasoblogMiracle Grant from Patagonia

Happy Earth Day

Sea turtles have been on the planet for over 100 million years!  They are one of the Earth’s most ancient creatures and have been around since the time of the dinosaurs. Turtle Friend will help tell this story…LIVE!  By bringing …

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Become A Turtle Friend?

www.turtlefriend.org Watch, track, and protect sea turtles…LIVE! In early 2014, two eight-year-olds (Jonas & Matson) came to us with the vision of creating an app to broadcast the life cycle of sea turtles in the Pacific. They called it “Turtle Friend” …

pasoblogBecome A Turtle Friend?
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Teaming up with Fashion Project

This month we are teaming up with Fashion Project to help protect nesting sea turtles in Nicaragua. Fashion Project’s mission is to “raise as much money as possible for charity by creating a community where our members can donate clothing and shop …

pasoblogTeaming up with Fashion Project