Written by Giulio Boccaletti | March 21st, 2013
In a world of seven billion people – with three billion new consumers coming on stage by 2030 – finding a more effective model for water will require a suite of solutions. And nature is the common thread.
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | December 23rd, 2011
For our final stop along the Magdalena River, we sail along the Dique Canal, which connects Colombia’s interior with one of its most important ports: Cartagena.
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | December 12th, 2011
The team explores Zapatoza, the biggest freshwater marsh in Colombia, and spends a day talking to local fishermen about the loss of fish.
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | December 8th, 2011
Colombia wants to be a top mining country, but is this country really prepared to assume such challenge? We travel to an illegal mine to learn more.
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | December 5th, 2011
The team goes fishing with a group of local fishermen at the Magdalena River’s Llanito Lake, where fishermen still practice the “corral” fishing technique, a more sustainable and collective way of fishing.
Written by Madeline Van Tassel | December 2nd, 2011
Join a team of Nature Conservancy staff and scientists as they navigate Colombia’s Magdalena River and bring to life its rich communities and culture through this series of blog posts.
Written by Michael Reuter | June 10th, 2011
Thousands of lives and billions of dollars in infrastructure were spared during this year’s record floods along the Mississippi. But are we prepared for the more severe floods of the future?
Written by Bob Bendick | May 24th, 2011
Bob Bendick looks at massive damage in Colombia and the U.S. and wonders why only the developing nation is using science-based risk analysis to prepare for the next flood.