The Choco Bio-Region
Conservation International (CI)
A wealth of information on the Choco Bio-Region, the CI pages have information on the bio-diversity of the Choco, the human impacts on the Choco and the action being taken to protect it.
An NGO which has been instrumental in the resistance to mining in Intag, a cloud forested region which borders the Cotacachi Cayapas Ecological Reserve. DECOIN continues to oppose mining and is involved in the establishment of an Ecological Municipality in Cotacachi County.
Flaura & Fauna International (FFI)
An international charity which works to conserve threatened species and ecosystems. FFI is involved in a project to create a conservation corridor of protected land which will connect the Cotacachi Cayapas Reserve to the Awa Ethnic Reserve.