Nature

RECOMMENDATIONS BX-98

25 Sep, 2019 | BX TEAM

MUELA DEL DIABLO Description: This rock formation in the south of the city is one of the most iconic sights in La Paz. Muela del diablo means ‘devil’s molar’ and its shape is what remains of an e...

Recommendations BX-97

31 Dec, 1969 | BX Team

LA SENDA VERDE WILDLIFE SANCTUARY Description: La Senda Verde is home to more than 800 animals from almost 60 different species. They provide daily educational tours of the refuge to local and fo...

Flight of the Bumblebees

30 Jul, 2019 | Christopher Niklas Peterstam

Photos: Christopher Niklas Peterstam With a worldwide decline in the bee population, Yungas beekeepers protect their hivesOutside Coroico, a small town in the centre of the sparsely populate...

Achachilas - The making of

24 Jun, 2019 | Achachilas

Photos: Achachilas Cordillera Real.View of the Tikimani mountain from the Huayna Potosi high camp.  View from Huayna Potosí's main road.The main characters, Sergio and Juvenal Condori. They both work...

Achachilas

24 Jun, 2019 | Renata Lazcano Silva

Photos: Achachilas The cinematographic mountain experience ‘We have these incredible mountains nearby. They are our jewels. People come from all around the world to do mountaineering here an...

City Nature Challenge

23 May, 2019 | Renata Lazcano Silva

Photo: Omar Torrico, WCS Bolivia La Paz comes out top in the global wildlife-spotting competition The citizens of La Paz achieved a great feat between 26 April and 5 May. This year, 159 citi...

The Takesi Trail

27 Feb, 2019 | David O’Keeffe

Photo: David O’KeeffeHiking where the Inca once roamedHaving spent a couple of weeks in La Paz, I felt that I’d adapted to the Andean altitude enough to pack my tent and hike the Takesi Trail, a...

Little Jungle in the Big City

20 Jan, 2019 | Autumn Spredemann

Photo: Autumn SpredemannSanta Cruz gives nature room to breathe in its botanical gardenMention that you’re travelling to Santa Cruz de la Sierra and most Bolivians – mainly people who live in the...

Pachamama

22 Nov, 2018 | BX Team

Illustration: Hugo L. CuéllarBolivia has enshrined her rights into lawIn December 2010, the Bolivian government passed Law 71, which recognises the inherent rights of Mother Earth, or Pachamama. It’s...

Menstruation: Its Myths and Removing Its Shame

22 Nov, 2018 | Josephine Zavaglia

The revival of old traditions is correcting misinformation about periods in BoliviaLike many other countries, Bolivia is a place where menstruation is often spoken about only in hushed tones, and the...

Fundación Viva’s Photography Contest

27 Aug, 2018 | Rafaela Alford

Photos provided by Fundación VIVAA competition to save endangered speciesIn early August of this year, the entry deadline for the National Photography Contest of Endangered Bolivian Species passed. It...

Proyecto Rositas

27 Aug, 2018 | Leigh Anderson

Balancing development with the environment and indigenous rights in BoliviaProyecto Rositas, the plan for a 600 megawatt hydroelectric plant in the Bolivian jungle, is stirring up controversy among a...

A Refuge for Bolivia’s Mistreated Wildlife

27 Aug, 2018 | Chris Lunnon

Photos: Chris LunnonWild animals are rehabilitated and cared for at the Comunidad Wara YassiIn July 2018, a beautiful jaguar called Juancho died of old age under the care of the Comunidad Inti Wara Ya...

Natural Zone

21 Jun, 2018 | Katherina Sourine

Photos: Katherina SourineTraining young professionals in Bolivia to preserve the world we live inFor Natural Zone CEO Melissa Miranda Justiniano, the attainment of knowledge has always been at th...

Saving the Vicuña

23 May, 2018 | Niahm Elain

Photos: Daniel MaydanaThe creature with precious wool that almost went extinctWith Bambi eyes and neat, pointy ears, the slender, tawny vicuña is noticeably more elegant than its shaggy llama and alpa...