Latin America begins to debate the management of its natural resources

Governments and multilateral organisations are discussing how to make the most of Latin America’s rich natural resources, in a way that avoids the risk of socio-environmental conflicts and encourages social and economic development.

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Colombia leading plan to create ‘ecological corridor’ and establish the world’s largest protected area

Colombia proposes an ambitious plan that would establish the world’s largest ‘ecological corridor’, protecting vast swathes of Amazon rainforest stretching from the Andes to the Atlantic coast, with the help of Brazil and Venezuela.