Together with its international partners, Chiquita is committed to protect and restore marine and nesting habitats for endangered species in Panama. In 2009, Chiquita joined the San San Marine Turtle Project, which aims to protect endangered turtles such as the green, leatherback and hawksbill turtles. Since then, 41,166 baby turtles were released, including 10,500 hatchlings this year. In August 2015 more than 250 local and international volunteers helped to support
Nature Reserves + Biodiversity
Chiquita is happy to share with you the update of the San San project that we have been supporting for years. On August 29th 2015 the reforestation of Mario’s farm, a former cattle pasture located in the San San Pond Sak protected reserve of Panama, was completed. In cooperation with the AAMVECONA, the local community organization, the project contributes to the conservation of the biodiversity of the wetland landscape. With
The story of Baloo, a Great Green Macaw, is a fine example how organizations and governments in Latin America collaborate to protect endangered species.
Laura Tschümperlin is a Student at the Federal Technical University of Zürich (ETH), who in 2014 spent several months in the Nogal Reserve in Costa Rica for her research. She collected useful data about biodiversity.