RBGE Work in Colombia

Dec 132012

We had a fantastic weekend at the Life Above the Clouds event last 24th and 25th of November. There were all kinds of activities for everyone to learn about the unique Páramo ecosystem: colouring for children, video and photographic exhibitions, activities featuring live alpine plants and their different adaptations to high-altitude ecosystems; and also a […]

Nov 212012
Life Above the Clouds

One of the many ecosystems that exist in Colombia is that of the high altitude Páramo. Join RBGE PhD student Maria Camila Gomez this weekend at the Gateway to find out about this fantastic and unique Andean ecosystem. WHEN: Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th of November, 12:30 – 3:30 pm WHERE: Real Life Science Studio, […]

Nov 022012
Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh and Bogotá sign MOU

Scientific, horticultural and educational links are set to be strengthened between the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) and Jardin Botanico de Bogotá, Colombia, after the two scientific research organisations signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). Luisz Olmedo Martínez and Suzanne Harris sign in Bogotá. The move makes formal the already strong relationship between researchers working […]

Oct 232012

We aim to inform people of the work we are doing in Colombia, one of the most biodiverse countries on earth, with ecosystems ranging from deserts and rain forests to high alpine Andean vegetation. Through our work we aim to highlight the biological and cultural diversity of Colombia.

Mar 262012
About RBGE Colombia

Colombia is one of the most biodiverse countries on earth. Practically every kind of ecosystem can be found within its borders. The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh’s Colombian research program aims to determine how historical processes have affected diversification in those ecosystems. We also aim to inform the public about Colombian biological and cultural diversity through […]