Juana Hofman's blog

Juana Hofman

Indigenous woman walks along the San Pedro Mezquital River, in Nayarit, Mexico. | Credit: Gustavo Danemann.

As a woman and an environmental defender, I find it necessary to commemorate the role of women in the protection of our natural heritage. I feel a special pull toward making visible the links between environmental defense, courage, and gender.

Páramos produce 85 percent of Colombia's drinking water. | Credit: Aztlec / Flickr.

For Colombia, 2017 was a year marked by debate on the right of communities to be consulted about decisions that affect their territories and ecosystems. Now, in the face of the presidential elections and the implementation of the peace accord, environmental participation, territorial autonomy and...

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