Category: BIODIVERSITY

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Environmental Crime in Latin America: The Theft of Nature and the Poisoning of the Land

In the new journal “Critical Criminology” from The official Journal of the ASC Division on Critical Criminology and the ACJS Section on Critical Criminology, authors David Rodríguez Goyes, Hanneke Mol, Avi Brisman and Nigel South (eds) wrote the article Environmental Crime in Latin America: The Theft of Nature and the Poisoning of the Land, which talks about wildlife trafficking in Brazil and Colombia. Learn … Read More Environmental Crime in Latin America: The Theft of Nature and the Poisoning of the Land

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Pilar: Little Explorer, Big World

Pilar: Little Explorer, Big World. Children Book Series. Crowdfunding Project with GoFundMe. It’s been a dream of mine to develop a series of books that will inspire and educate children, with a special emphasis on empowering young girls to dream big, and to understand they should aim for the stars to pursue their goals. With your help, this book series could become a reality, allowing me to inspire children and to help parents around the world.

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Plant-Insect Phenology and Pollination

This post is the latest in the series Uncover Diverse Colombia by Colombia Photo Expeditions, in which Kike Calvo profiles interesting information, research and thoughts on Colombia for journalism, ecotourism, science, exploration and photography. As Scaven and Rafferty 2013 described, there is relatively very little research on the physiology of many crucial pollinators influenced by warming temperatures. On their new book (*) Tree Pollination Under Global Climate Change , … Read More Plant-Insect Phenology and Pollination

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Updated Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of Colombia.

Diverse Colombia by Colombia Photo Expeditions, in which Kike Calvo profiles interesting information, research and thoughts on Colombia for journalism, ecotourism, science, exploration and photography. The Asociación Colombiana de Ictiólogos (ACICTIOS), the largest network of fish experts in Colombia, has created a reference list of all the fresh water species in the country. After Brazil, Colombia holds the Second place in the number of fresh water species, with a … Read More Updated Checklist of the Freshwater Fishes of Colombia.

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Biodiversity and Ecosystem Challenges in the Colombian Caribbean

This post is the latest in the series Uncover Diverse Colombia by Colombia Photo Expeditions, in which Kike Calvo profiles interesting information, research and thoughts on Colombia for journalism, ecotourism, science, exploration and photography. The Colombian Caribbean, one of the most biodiverse regions in the world, is facing great challenges in biodiversity conservation due to accelerated ecosystem transformations and the territorial planning required for peacemaking.  A … Read More Biodiversity and Ecosystem Challenges in the Colombian Caribbean

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Changes in the avifauna in a high Andean cloud forest in Colombia

This post is the latest in the series Uncover Diverse Colombia by Colombia Photo Expeditions, in which Kike Calvo profiles interesting information, research and thoughts on Colombia for journalism, ecotourism, science, exploration and photography. “The upper altitude ecosystems of the Andes are among the most threatened by climate change. Computer models suggest that a large percentage of species in these ecosystems will be at risk of … Read More Changes in the avifauna in a high Andean cloud forest in Colombia