Santos unveils measures to combat corruption

Corruption is one of the main obstacles to progress in Colombia, according to Santos

Peace rangers to protect Sierra Nevada

The government and the Arhuac people are working together to protect their ancestral capital.

Colombia lost over 5200km2 of forest

Between 2002 and 2016 the country lost its forests to agriculture and cattle ranching.

Colombia exports talent and discipline

One of the most prestigious Athletic competences in the marathon distance will receive the Colombian Kelly Arias. Latin America will run Boston!

REDD+ in Colombia: ancestral knowledge as the base for development

Colombian take on conservation seeks to protect Amazonian biodiversity through indigenous traditions.

Colombians march to demand Farc peace deal be revived

Thousands of Colombians have taken part in marches to demand that a peace deal signed by the government and Farc rebels be upheld.

Radical collaboration protects Colombia's birds, coffee farmers

The approach pits two important principles against each other: environmental conservation and social justice.

New era for nature in Colombia

Researchers are embarking on a major collaboration to characterise Colombia's plant and animal life

How are Colombian coffee growers are adapting to climate change?

Through a combination of varied farming practices and pest control they are saving coffee crops.

Colombian town votes against gold minning

The AngloGold Ashanti project is still in the exploratory phase, but could unearth 28-million ounces of gold

The largest páramo in the world under threat

The Sumapaz páramo is threatened by fracking as exploration areas have been delimited close by.

Colombia’s newest botanical garden

Located in the Mesa and Tena municipalities this is the country’s 22nd botanical garden which will boost research and conservation in the region.

90% of our primates are threatened

Colombia is the third country with most primate species in the region, but most of them are threatened by deforestation, illegal traffic and hunting.

Ecological Conservation in a post-conflict time

Colombian ecologists will finally be able to assess the state of ecosystems that were off-limits to research and development.

Latam’s first habitat bank is launched in Colombia

A 1,5-million-dollar investment hopes to preserve at least 600 hectares of land and create more than 50 direct jobs.

Colombia’s biggest solar farm

Celsia Solar announces the opening of a solar farm on September in Yumbo, Valle del Cauca.

Illegal mining in Colombia is a growing threat

Ecosystems, water, biodiversity and Colombian’s health are endangered by the growth of this activity.

About 40% of Colombia’s land is degraded

Cattle ranching, agriculture, mining housing and tourism are among the causes and they could lead to a decrease in productivity and an imbalance in ecosystems.

How are invasive species damaging Colombian biodiversity?

Pigeons, African land snails and lionfish are some of the species threating the country.

Chiribiquete Park under threat

One of Colombia’s largest Natural National Parks is under threat from cattle ranching and illicit crops cultivation.

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