Reports and Publications

Summary of multi-lingual multi-platform investigations of online trade in jaguar parts
This study conducted by WCS on 31 open-access online platforms, in 7 languages, detected 230 publications with possible jaguar parts for sale. The fangs and the skins are the constituent elements most detected. This represents an emerging and serious threat to jaguar populations throughout the range of this Latin America wildlife icon.
Contribution of the Forest Sector, challenges, proposals, actions with results: Consolidated Report of Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia.
Bolivia, Ecuador, Colombia, and Peru, four countries of the Amazon basin, made national reports where they recorded their main findings, recommendations, lessons learned, and reflections about the challenge to reduce timber trafficking in the region and promote the trade of legal timber.
Summary of progress and results for 2021 – The Alliance for Wildlife and Forests.
The Alliance presents the summary of the main advances and results obtained during the third year of its implementation. This document compiled the achievements of its coordination work with allies from government agencies and civil society in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, and the triple border with Brazil.
Situational analysis and proposals for strategies to combat illegal logging and timber trade in Ecuador, with emphasis on border areas – January 2021
This document seeks to improve the common understanding of the dynamics of illicit wildlife and timber trafficking in the Andes Amazon region.
Sustainable management of natural resources in the Achuar territory of Copataza, Ecuador – September 2021
This document reveals in a simple and practical way the importance of step by step in sustainable management of natural resources within the Achuar territory of Copataza in Ecuador.
Support for the planning and strengthening of capacities for the sustainable use and management of natural resources of the Achuar Center of Copataza, Ecuador – August 2021
This plan for the Management of the Balsa in the Achuar territory of Copataza aims to strengthen local capacities, considering techniques and processes aimed at more effective management of natural regeneration and plantations for the use of timber resource.
Analysis of the Balsa Exploitation System and its Socio-Economic and Environmental Impacts in Indigenous Territories of the Amazon, Ecuador 2022
This document summarizes two studies carried out in 2021: "Evaluation of the socio-economic and environmental impacts in indigenous territories of the Amazon due to the extraction and commercialization of the Balsa", and "Analysis of the exploitation system of the Balsa (Ochroma pyramidale ) in the Achuar territory of Ecuador”.
Forensic techniques in the investigation of wildlife trafficking in Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Colombia and Peru
This document is a diagnosis of the "Application of forensic techniques in the investigation of wildlife trafficking in Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Colombia and Peru", which provides relevant background on criminal law and forensic investigation of the countries and a description of the main tools and methods used in wildlife forensics, as well as the institutional relationship within the countries to carry out these cases.
Analysis of the dynamics of legal and illegal trade in Matamata turtles (Chelus fimbriata and Chelus orinocensis) in Peru, Colombia and Brazil
This document analyzes the dynamics of legal and illegal trade in Matamata turtles (Chelus fimbriata and Chelus orinocensis) in Peru, Colombia, and Brazil. In this way, it describes the volume of legal trade for exports of Matamata turtles from Peru in the last decade, the volume of its illegal trade in Peru, Colombia, and Brazil in the last decade, and compares its legal and illegal trade in Peru based on market economic forces and discusses the effectiveness of legal trade in curbing illegal trade.
Online wildlife trafficking: analysis of platforms and species traded in Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru
This report evaluates the use of the Internet as a means for the trade of wildlife and its potential to serve as an instrument for committing crimes, particularly its trafficking, its parts or derivatives, in accordance with the legislation of the Andean-Amazonian countries of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru, through the identification and monitoring of platforms used for this activity in those countries.