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In February 2020 a team from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, including research leader and co-investigator on the Paraguas project, Dr Mauricio Diazgranados, undertook a new expedition to the Serrania de las Quinchas, Colombia as part of the UK PACT funded project "Promoting forest protection and peace building through community based ecotourism in biodiversity hotspots of Colombia"


Paraguas man with large plant
Their expedition has been showcased by the BBC in a documentary highlighting the importance of Colombia's unique biodiversity.

The full BBC documentary "Colombia: Saving Eden" (26min) aired on BBC News and BBC World in late April and is available to view on the BBC iPlayer (This content is restricted to the UK only)