Environment of Colombia
There are many environmental issues in Colombia but deforestation is one of the major concerns.New environmental protection legislation was enacted in 1991, including the creation of specially protect...
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Plant growth of tropical flowers in the desert
David Attenborough examines the amazing way in which flowers can bloom in what appears to be a barren desert. From the BBC.
Deforestation in Colombia
Colombia loses 2,000 km of forest annually to deforestation, according to the United Nations in 2003, although some suggest that this figure is as high as 3,000 km² due to illegal logging in...
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Electricity sector in Colombia
The electricity sector in Colombia is dominated by large hydropower generation (65%) and thermal generation (35%). Despite the country’s large potential in new renewable energy technologies (mainly wi...
Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (Colombia)
The Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development (Spanish: Ministerio de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sostenible) is the national executive ministry of the Government of Colombia in charge of form...
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Ministry of Mines and Energy (Colombia)
The Ministry of Mines and Energy (Spanish: Ministerio de Minas y Energía) is the national executive ministry of the Government of Colombia that oversees the regulation of the mining and mineral in...
Alexander von Humboldt Biological Resources Research Institute
The Alexander von Humboldt Biological Resources Research Institute (Spanish: Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt), sometimes referred to as , is an independen...
Alexander von Humboldt Biological Resources Research Institute - Wikipedia
Ministry of Environment (Colombia)
The Ministry of Environment was the national executive ministry of the Government of Colombia charged with determining and regulating the standards and guidelines for the protection of the environment...
South American Energy Council
The South American Energy Council is a body set up to co-ordinate the regional energy policy of the Union of South American Nations. Its establishment was agreed at the first South American Energy Sum...
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John von Neumann Environmental Research Institute of the Pacific
The John von Neumann Environmental Research Institute of the Pacific is a non profit environmental and anthropological research institute of executive branch of the government of Colombia ascribed to ...
John von Neumann Environmental Research Institute of the Pacific - Wikipedia
José Benito Vives de Andréis Marine and Coastal Research Institute
The José Benito Vives de Andréis Marine and Coastal Research Institute, is a non profit marine and coastal research institute of Colombia, linked to the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Develo...
José Benito Vives de Andréis Marine and Coastal Research Institute - Wikipedia
Mineral industry of Colombia
Mineral industry of Colombia refers to the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials in Colombia. Colombia is well-endowed with minerals and energy resources. It has the largest co...
Mineral industry of Colombia - Wikipedia
Ceroxylon quindiuense
Ceroxylon quindiuense (palma de cera del quindio, Quindio wax palm), is a palm native to the Andean high-altitude valley Cocora in the department of Quindío, northwest Colombia.
Under ideal growi...
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National System of Protected Areas (Colombia)
The National System of Protected Areas (Spanish: Sistema Nacional de Áreas Protegidas) (SINAP) is the Colombian national park administrator. It is a department under the Ministry of the Environmen...