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83 Parliamentarians from 30 nations support climate leadership of new Colombian govt

On the eve of the new president's inauguration, dozens of Parliamentarians from around the world express their support to President-elect Gustavo Petro, Vice President...

Brazil, Colombia say they will stand up for Amazon at COP26

Colombian President Ivan Duque and Brazilian leader Jair Bolsonaro want to pull together on action to fight climate change and protect the Amazon at...

Indigenous Colombian Amazon forest peoples demand rights

Traditional authorities and elected leaders of the Uitoto, Muinane, Andoque and Nonuya peoples of the Middle Rio Caquetá region of the Colombian Amazon are...

Quimbo dam: Colombian environmental activists make headway in legal battle

One of the two charges being brought against Colombian environmental defenders, Elsa Ardila and Prof. Miller Dussan of the Association of those Affected by...

Colombia landslide kills over 250

Flooding and mudslides in Mocoa, Colombia, sent torrents of water and debris crashing onto houses in the early hours of Saturday morning, killing 254...

Indigenous people win centuries-old land battle in Colombia

The Colombian Constitutional Court has ruled in favour of an indigenous peoples’ centuries-old fight for their territory, granting the petition for the protection of...

NAMA funding secured for Colombia transit-oriented development

An innovative Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) in Colombia that integrates transport and land-use planning at the local level can now move to implementation...

GEF commits $113m to protect Amazon, boost climate action

The Global Environment Facility (GEF) Council in Washington DC on Wednesday October 21, 2015 approved what it has described as “a first-of-its-kind multi-million-dollar” project...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

The IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) is recognised as one of the pioneer models for youth engagement in the agriculture...
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Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

A drought has been declared for parts of England following the driest summer of 50 years. The conditions had almost...

China issues highest alert for high temperatures

China’s national observatory on Friday, August 12, 2022, issued a red alert for high temperatures, the most severe warning...

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Youth agripreneurs celebrate International Youth Day

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Drought declared for parts of England after driest summer in 50 years

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