- 10/01/2021Project update
“Violence against environmental leaders in the Colombian Amazon has to stop”10/01/2021Project update
“Violence against environmental leaders in the Colombian Amazon has to stop”
Colombia is now the most dangerous country for environmental defenders: In 2020, 227 people were murdered worldwide for their commitment to protecting the environment, 65 of them in Colombia. To understand the reasons behind this crisis, nine environmental organizations who work in the Colombian Amazon, including FZS, joined forces to … Read more
- 09/30/2021Press release
Peace on hold in the Colombian Amazon09/30/2021Press release
Peace on hold in the Colombian Amazon
New in-depth study identifies worsening spiral of environmental destruction and violence since 2016 peace treaty between government and FARC.
- 05/05/2021Project update
“The award is an incentive for me to continue working for this cause”05/05/2021Project update
“The award is an incentive for me to continue working for this cause”
Julia Miranda Londoño, winner of a Bruno H. Schubert 2021 award, is one of the most prestigious environmentalists in Colombia. For more than a decade she has led the protection of 59 natural areas in the country, key areas for global biodiversity.
- 04/28/2021Press release
The Guardians of the Rainforest04/28/2021Press release
The Guardians of the Rainforest
Four remarkable personalities who have dedicated themselves to protecting the Amazon rainforest will be honored with the Frankfurt Conservation Awards 2021 on April 28th. They are all crucial FZS partners.
Expert opinion: Illegal Gold Mining in the Amazon06/10/2020News
Expert opinion: Illegal Gold Mining in the Amazon
The damage can be seen in satellite images. Says Astrid Aguilar, FZS Gold Mining and Conservation Coordinator. But global solutions are needed.