CASwiki news articles have a focus on news of community action for sustainability. This article is an offshoot from CASwiki's Colombia community action article and is for news and comment in that context.
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  • News This is how Latin America tries to turn its youth into young homeowners, (Mar 01, 2024)
  • News Hopes for end to land conflicts raised by new agrarian courts in Colombia, (Feb 07, 2024)

2023[edit | edit source]

  • News Renewable energy drive for indigenous groups in Colombia, BBC News (Dec 27, 2023)
  • News Collaboration involving local fishing communities helps save manatees stranded in Colombia, (Dec 18, 2023)
  • News How Medellin is beating the heat with green corridors, BBC Future (Sep 23, 2023)

2022[edit | edit source]

  • News More than 100 animals released back into Colombian wild, BBC News (Apr 07, 2022) — Environmental authority Corporinoquia, in charge of managing sustainable development, released more than 1,200 animals back into the wild last year alone.

2021[edit | edit source]

Colombia's Medellin plants 'green corridors' to beat rising heat, Jul 28[1]

2020[edit | edit source]

2019[edit | edit source]

  • News 'The crisis is already here': young strikers facing climate apartheid, (Sep 19, 2019)

2016[edit | edit source]

Colombia bans coal mining in the páramos! February 12[2]

2010[edit | edit source]

2010 SEED Award Winners,[3] November 3

"BOSQUE HUMEDO BIODIVERSO" is a business initiative headed by a local NGO that uses fruit and pulp as ingredients for the local cosmetics and food industries. The use of non-timber products will reduce deforestation of tropical forests and local families will benefit from collecting value-added goods. This helps develop alternative income sources and promotes the sustainable management of local biodiversity.

2009[edit | edit source]

2009 SEED Award Winners,[4] May 12

A national NGO and local community associations are engaged in an initiative to reverse environmental degradation and social exclusion produced by illegal and uncontrolled mechanized mining. A mining certification process and capacity building program have been created created. More than 1000 artisan mines are now following social and environmental criteria.

"Camarones Sostenibles del Golfo de Morrosquillo". The partners of this project are a community-based organization, a local NGO and a small business which are aiming to establish a cooperative enterprise that includes families of traditional fishermen in the Morrosquillo Gulf, farming shrimp in a way which produces zero emissions.

2007[edit | edit source]

New national park created in Colombia's Amazon,[5] August 31

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Authors Phil Green
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Created December 24, 2023 by Phil Green
Modified February 24, 2024 by Phil Green
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