In one of the most unlikely career about-turns imaginable, former FARC guerrillas—best known for high profile kidnappings—want you to come stay with them in the jungle as tourists
The Rio Atrato is a lifeline for communities in Colombia's Pacific coast. Now, they're fighting to save the river after industrial mines polluted the water and armed groups competed for territory.
Watch Lizzie Wade, geologist Camilo Montes, and conservation geneticist Mailyn Gonzalez discuss the opportunities and challenges for scientific research in post-conflict Colombia.
Colombian physicists and engineers are working on more efficient ways to detect land mines that still riddle their country.
Grantee Lizzie Wade accompanied geologists and ecologists as they explored former guerrilla territory in Colombia. Read her feature for Science magazine here.
As loggers and miners move into previously inaccessible regions, researchers are pooling knowledge about Colombia's ecosystems.
Despite the peace deal, new waves of deadly violence are hitting many areas of Colombia, especially those once under FARC-rebel control. And it's targeting the very people—activists and social leaders—for whom the peace deal was supposed to make life safer.
Los esfuerzos de paz en Colombia han puesto fin a 50 años de intenso conflicto. Ahora, científicos estudian a quienes fueron combatientes y víctimas, al tiempo que ambos intentan sanar.
Following a peace treaty in Colombia, can research help thousands of former fighters reintegrate into society?
Peace efforts in Colombia have ended 50 years of intense conflict. Now, scientists are studying former fighters and victims as they attempt to heal.
Researchers tracking a genetic mutation that causes an early-onset form of Alzheimer's disease hope to uncover new drug targets.
We follow a Cuban family in their efforts to become reunited in the United States.