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Protecting the páramos and mangroves: water challenges for Colombia

Protecting the páramos and mangroves: water challenges for Colombia

As the second most biodiverse country on the planet, Colombia is rightly taking post-conflict sustainable development and economic growth seriously. During my recent two-week stay, I was able to take in perspectives in two contrasting cities with similar water... Read more »

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Integrated Water Resources Management in Latin America: Reflections on a training course in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

Integrated Water Resources Management in Latin America: Reflections on a training course in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

In Latin America, there is a relative water abundance, yet water is not accessible to everyone. Rapid urbanization, densification and expansion of cities, development of mining and livestock activities, social conflicts over water, and increasing climate variability, among other... Read more »

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