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  1. Colombia's "Cocaine Hippos" Hit New High

    25 Jan 2021- 08:15 by Local Press Report BOGOTA Daily Dot Do you need to be worried? Are the hippos OK? The hippos are fine: In fact, their numbers have exploded in Colombia thanks to aggressive breeding over the last 30 years. But they're now posing ...

    Local Press Report - 01/25/2021 - 08:32

  2. Improving Water Security For Sustainable Growth In Colombia

    9 Sep 2020- 07:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat BOGOTA, Colombia “Without substantial investments in new and existing water infrastructure and an overhaul of the current institutional framework, the huge potential of Colombia’s water capital will continue to b ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/05/2020 - 12:07

  3. Colombia: Water Scarcity Threatens Hydropower Capacity

    31 Aug 2020- 11:34 by Local Press Report BOGOTA World Resources Institute This April, precipitation levels in Colombia were 40% less than expected, well below the historical average. To add complication, meteorological and environmental agencies observed ...

    Local Press Report - 09/02/2020 - 15:49

  4. Human Rights Violations, Water Contamination Alleged At Colombia Mine

    25 Jun 2020- 06:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat LA GUIJIRA, Colombia The indigenous Wayuu communities of Colombia have launched an urgent appeal for the UN Human Rights Council to intervene in an alleged human rights crisis caused by operations of the Cerrejo ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:33

  5. How Medellin, Colombia Created Quality Public Spaces Around Neighborhood Water Tanks

    17 Jun 2020- 06:56 by Local Press Report Medellin Arch Daily Through their Sustainable Urban Interventions Department (DIUS), EPM, Medellin's public utility, analyzed 144 water tanks "based on aspects like usable land, population density, the ne ...

    Local Press Report - 06/17/2020 - 09:31

  6. World Environment Day – “It Is Time For Nature”

    6 Jun 2020- 11:28 by Staff- Water Diplomat BOGOTA, Colombia World Environment Day (5 June) 2020, hosted by Colombia, had the theme "Time For Nature". In an address marking the occasion Inger Andersen, Under-Secretary-General of the United Nation ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:46

  7. Colombia Drug Lord's Hippos Poo Too Much

    13 Feb 2020- 08:54 by Local Press Report MEDELLIN Atlas Obscura They’re thriving, pooping, and fouling up the water around the drug lord’s former estate. Free to roam, the four original hippos multiplied into dozens that have been ambling around the Magda ...

    Local Press Report - 03/03/2020 - 14:27

  8. What An Excellent Day For An Exorcism! Bishop Sprays

    12 Jul 2019- 10:54 by Local Press Report BUENEVENTURA The Independent A Catholic bishop will spray holy water over an entire city from a military helicopter in an attempt to conquer the demons he believes are plaguing it. Monsignor Rubén Darío Jaramillo M ...

    Local Press Report - 07/12/2019 - 10:54

  9. I Love The Smell Of Water In The Morning

    3 Jul 2019- 12:11 by Local Press Report BUENAVENTURA Mirror A bishop is planning on spraying a Colombian town in holy water in a bid to free it from demonic forces. Monsignor Rubén Darío Jaramillo Montoya wants to borrow a navy helicopter in order to dump ...

    Local Press Report - 07/03/2019 - 12:11

  10. Colombia's "Liquid Rainbow" River Is A Spectacular Natural Wonder

    13 May 2019- 11:43 by Local Press Report META CNN Travel Visit Caño Cristales during the wet or dry seasons in Colombia, and you'd be forgiven for wondering what all the fuss is about. This "liquid rainbow"-- as it is also called-- is one o ...

    Local Press Report - 05/13/2019 - 11:43

  11. Hidroituango Dam Crisis Changed Armed Group Dynamics In Northern Colombia

    17 Apr 2019- 08:41 by Local Press Report MEDELLIN Colombia Reports The brainchild of Antioquia’s ruling political and economic class, Hidroituango was advertised by urban elites as a breakthrough for rural communities most affected by the country’s decade ...

    Local Press Report - 04/17/2019 - 08:41

  12. GEF Funding Seeks To Address The Hidden Mercury Cost Of Gold

    20 Feb 2019- 07:30 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States A new $180 Million USD Global Environment Facility (GEF) program, supported by United Nations (UN) agencies is designed to cut harmful mercury emissions, associated with gold mining, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/20/2019 - 07:30

  13. Illegal Mining Threatens Health, Environment In Amazonia

    16 Dec 2018- 11:46 by OOSKAnews Info WARRENTON VA, United States A new survey reports the existence of more than 2000 sites and 200 illegal mining areas threatening the health of indigenous populations and the environment in six Amazonian countries. Thirt ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 12/16/2018 - 11:49

  14. Bogota Water Supply Depends On A Unique, Threatened Ecosystem

    20 Jun 2018- 11:57 by Local Press Report BOGOTA CityLab Colombia’s capital Bogotá relies on a unique ecosystem called páramos for its water. The tropical plants and moss in the páramo act like a sponge, trapping moisture from the foggy air, storing it in ...

    Local Press Report - 06/20/2018 - 11:57

  15. Multisensing Device Maps Water Contamination In Rural Colombia

    15 Jun 2018- 11:42 by Local Press Report BOGOTA The Engineer An electrochemical device developed at Bath University, UK, is being used in rural Colombia to detect water contamination and help map problem areas. The device measures four key physicochemical ...

    Local Press Report - 06/15/2018 - 11:42