Caecilian (Oscaecilia osae)
Mohamed bin Zayed Species project number 0905704
Our mission is to conserve biodiversity by promoting land stewardship; enhancing the scientific understanding of tropical ecosystems, providing education and training for future generations and by enhancing the quality of life for local communities living on the Osa. Osa Conservation (formerly Friends of the Osa) was founded in 2003 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a goal to preserve the Osa peninsula’s globally significant biodiversity. Osa Conservation is focus on the Osa Peninsula in the South pacific cost of Costa Rica, one of the most biodiverse places on the Earth, containing 2-3% of Earth’s flora found nowhere else. The Osa’s high level of biological diversity coupled with its unique combination of distinct tropical ecosystems (13 in all) have made it a high global conservation priority. The organization has been focus in different species and habitats, sea turtles, endemic birds, large cats, mangroves and tropical wet forest, are just some examples.
Project 0905704 location - Costa Rica, North America