Thursday, 29 October, 2020

Colombia: Saving rare species in jungles once protected by war



Deforestation has skyrocketed in Colombia because the peace offer of 2016.

BBC Security correspondent Frank Gardner joins a staff of experts from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew on a mission into virgin tropical rainforest.

They hope to find out and preserve unusual plant species before they are destroyed and vanish eternally.

Filmed, produced and directed by Oliver Englehart.

Watch the comprehensive size documentary ‘Our Planet: Colombia – Preserving Eden’ on the BBC Information Channel and BBC Globe.



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