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Bedfellows.paramo

April 13, 2011

Bedfellows.paramo

Bedfellows.paramo

The Sumapaz paramo in central Colombia. Paramos like this one are critical to the water supply of surrounding cities and towns. A Canadian company recently withdrew its application for an open-pit mine in the Santurban paramo in northeastern Colombia after a coalition opposing the mine built unprecedented support to protect its water supply.
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by Luis Alejandro Bernal Romero

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