A severe drought has hit Colombia’s north-eastern department of Casanare, leaving thousands of animals dying of thirst and once-green landscapes… Read more Colombia: Severe drought in Casanare – who’s to blame?
A new UN report reveals that large-scale coal mining activities have brought a significant increase in poverty in the north… Read more Colombia: UN links coal mining to rise in poverty, putting progress in poverty reduction at risk
As peace negotiations continue between the Colombian government and FARC, one proposed initiative would see ex-fighters lay down their arms… Read more Colombia-FARC: from freedom fighters to tree huggers?
Colombia is prepared to put protection of its environment ahead of “profit at all costs”, as it heaps fine on… Read more Colombia prepared to sacrifice coal income for environmental protection
Large-scale mining activities are destroying environments and wiping out communities, but companies are failing to respect rights of those whose… Read more Colombia: the dark side of its coal mining “success”