Many species of bees, butterflies and other creatures that are vital to agricultural pollination are threatened with extinction, posing risks to major world crops and global biodiversity.
The UN Development Program will invest 7 billion pesos ($2.2 million) this year to support efforts against deforestation in Colombia.
After internationally renown environmentalist Berta Cáceres was murdered 2 March 2016 in Honduras the debate on activists safety is back on the table.
Ten species of common pasture type grass (Brachiaria spp.) used in the Middle Magdalena Region were tainted with heavy metals such as lead and cadmium.
Colombia’s government is set to impose a series of energy-saving measures amid fears that an ongoing energy crisis caused by drought could cause blackouts.