Los Cedros is a non-profit biological reserve in the Andean cloud forest of Ecuador.

Los Cedros Protected Forest is a forest and wildlife reserve founded in 1988 by Josef Decoux and a team of scientists, researchers and philanthropists from various parts of the world.

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Visiting the reserve

Los Cedros Biological Reserve welcomes short term visitors to a remote and adventurous piece of paradise.

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For scientists

The Administration of the Los Cedros Biological Reserve welcomes researchers and conservationists to a virtually unexplored and uncatalogued area of the Neotropics.

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Volunteering at Los Cedros

Los Cedros Biological Reserve is a non-profit organisation that depends on the hard work and contributions of volunteers for its continued survival.

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Why visit Los Cedros?

No special effort is needed to enjoy life at Los Cedros. The reserve comes naturally equipped with phenomenal views in practically every direction, mountain breezes, incredible hammock spots, and all the lemon-grass tea you can drink.

Campaign for the rights of nature

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History will remember December 1, 2021, as the day that nature won. On that date, the Constitutional Court of Ecuador, the highest court in the nation, chose to uphold the landmark Rights of Nature provisions in Ecuador’s constitution, safeguarding the Los Cedros forest from the threat of mining

A place where people relax

Thanks to the tide of clouds that roll up and down through the mountains, the panoramas are ever-changing in depth and character.

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