With the dawn comes rain, which is normal in Putumayo, or at least that is what they tell us about the rainy season in this beautiful department at the edges of the Amazon region. We thought the flight would be delayed, but it arrives early, Continue reading Solidarity with community struggles to defend the environment in Putumayo
An account of the first meeting of women from the Campesino Reserve Zone (ZRC) in the Cimitarra River Valley
The report Defenders of the Earth, published today, 13th July 2017, by Global Witness, reports that Colombia is one of the countries where the situation for people defending their land is getting worse. Continue reading In Colombia, killings of land defenders reached a historic high in 2016, according to Global Witness
Over the past few years we have seen a spike in attacks against people defending their land and specifically the environment against the economic interests of multinational companies. Continue reading Why are people defending the environment being attacked? And how can they be protected?