Different perspectives of development, intense transformation processes, and disputes for the access and use of natural resources in a territory result in emerging environmental conflicts.
Population increases, along with policies for an extractive economic development, reinforce the need of implementing effective strategies to ensure the protection, mitigation, and prevention of threats and using Colombian biological diversity in an adequate and sustainable fashion
Ecosystem services are the base of human well-being. In this sense, they tend to be valued by different perspectives, resulting in disagreements that turn into environmental conflicts and affect territorial management
After the Colombian peace agreements, prioritized municipalities must be protected and intervened in order to maintain their ecological integrity and capacity of offering benefits to society in the long term
Hydroelectric energy is key for Colombia's development. Including biodiversity in project planning and operation could strengthen the competitiveness of the sector
The territories in which indigenous, afro-descendant, and peasant communities ownership is legally recognized cover 33.6% of the terrestrial area of Colombia. In order to guarantee the adequate management of their biological and natural richness...
The management of paramos must consider those who benefit from the water produced in these ecosystems and the dynamics of the water services supplied. In this way, an inclusive strategy of joint responsibilities to guide management...
The current state of Orinoquia's foothills is the result of a long history of occupation and transformation of its ecosystems. Its management poses a challenge in the search for sustainability and adaptation to global and regional changes.
All the actions directed towards preventing the loss of wetlands and encouraging research and conservation in these areas will contribute to ensuring the supply of vital ecosystem services. These actions will also assist the...
An integrated management of Colombian tropical dry forest should consider that this ecosystem has been devastated and remains invisible in official conservation strategies.
It is important for Colombia to put into question what strategies are being used to evaluate the current and future risk of the introduction of transgenic crops.