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== Sustainability initiatives ==
'''News and comment'''
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=== Ecovillages ===
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[http://www.friendsofgaviotas.org Friends of Gaviotas] - [[wikipedia:Gaviotas]]
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== Initiatives by topic ==
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=== Biodiversity ===
  
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Wikipedia: [[wikipedia:Colombia#Biodiversity|Colombia, Biodiversity]]
  
2010 SEED Award Winners, <ref>[http://www.unep.org/Documents.Multilingual/Default.asp?DocumentID=651&ArticleID=6814&l=en&t=long unep.org]</ref> November 3
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=== Food activism ===
  
"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]].
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Solar cooking resources in [[wikia:solarcooking:Colombia|Colombia]]
  
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=== Urban sustainability ===
  
2009 SEED Award Winners, <ref>[http://www.unep.org/Documents.Multilingual/Default.asp?DocumentID=585&ArticleID=6164&l=en&t=long United Nations Environment Programme]</ref> May 12
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[http://www.laciudadverde.co La Ciudad Verde]
  
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.
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"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. 
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'''2007'''
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== News and comment ==
  
New national park created in Colombia’s Amazon, <ref>[http://www.webwire.com/ViewPressRel.asp?aId=46486 WebWire]</ref> August 31
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Colombia bans coal mining in the páramos! February 12 <ref>[http://www.greenpeace.org/international/en/news/Blogs/makingwaves/colombia-bans-coal-mining-paramos-Andes/blog/55544/ Greenpeace International]</ref>
  
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== Sustainability initiatives ==
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2010 SEED Award Winners, <ref>[http://www.unep.org/Documents.Multilingual/Default.asp?DocumentID=651&ArticleID=6814&l=en&t=long unep.org]</ref> November 3
  
=== Ecovillages ===
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"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]].
  
[http://www.friendsofgaviotas.org Friends of Gaviotas] - [[wikipedia:Gaviotas]]
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'''2009'''
  
{{scalocal|Colombia}}
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2009 SEED Award Winners, <ref>[http://www.unep.org/Documents.Multilingual/Default.asp?DocumentID=585&ArticleID=6164&l=en&t=long United Nations Environment Programme]</ref> May 12
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=== Biodiversity ===
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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.
  
Wikipedia: [[wikipedia:Colombia#Biodiversity|Colombia, Biodiversity]]
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"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. 
  
=== Food ===
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'''2007'''
  
Solar cooking resources in [[wikia:solarcooking:Colombia|Colombia]]
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New national park created in Colombia’s Amazon, <ref>[http://www.webwire.com/ViewPressRel.asp?aId=46486 WebWire]</ref> August 31
  
=== Urban sustainability ===
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[http://www.laciudadverde.co La Ciudad Verde]
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== Interwiki links ==
 
== Interwiki links ==
 
Wikipedia: [[wikipedia:Colombia|Colombia]], [[wikipedia:Environmental issues in Colombia|Environmental issues in Colombia]]
 
Wikipedia: [[wikipedia:Colombia|Colombia]], [[wikipedia:Environmental issues in Colombia|Environmental issues in Colombia]]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 09:21, 7 February 2017

Bosque andino colombiano antioquia.jpg

Sustainability initiatives[edit | edit source]

Ecovillages[edit | edit source]

Friends of Gaviotas - wikipedia:Gaviotas

Local sustainability initiatives[edit source]

Please see our local or city pages via the Colombia category, where of course you can share any more information you may have about local sustainability initiatives.

Initiatives by topic[edit | edit source]

Biodiversity[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia: Colombia, Biodiversity

Food activism[edit | edit source]

Solar cooking resources in Colombia

Urban sustainability[edit | edit source]

La Ciudad Verde

News and comment[edit | edit source]

2016

Colombia bans coal mining in the páramos! February 12 [1]

2010

2010 SEED Award Winners, [2] 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

2009 SEED Award Winners, [3] 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

New national park created in Colombia’s Amazon, [4] August 31

Local communities in Colombia[edit | edit source]

Interwiki links[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia: Colombia, Environmental issues in Colombia


References

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