Scientist and adventurer Thomas Defler reflects on his life spent in Colombia's Amazon region searching for rare and undiscovered monkeys.
Two centuries after his death, the achievements of scientist José Celestino Mutis remain a debate among historians.
Andrew Crawford is Associate Professor of Biology at Los Andes University. He spoke with The City Paper about the multiple threats facing Colombia's "Kermits."
Two Bogotá universities house rare lichen collections, and a symbiotic life form that is helping scientists measure air quality in Colombia's largest cities.
Only recently discovered, the nomadic Nukak Makú endured the nation's conflict and many live in refugee camps.
As director of ICANH, Fabian Sanabria wants Colombians to understand the importance of preserving the nation’s patrimony.
Anandita Basu teaches her students how to shake a leg. The director of Fundación Kalakendra is enriching ties between her native India and Colombia.
Colombia could be a leader in supplying the world with food, but to do so, needs to tackle a major agent of climate change: deforestation.
Medical professionals in Bogotá are on alert over increased attacks in tropical zones by Colombia’s vampire bats.
More than half a million Venezuelans have crossed into Colombia fleeing the economic and political collapse of the Nicolás Maduro regime. Cities across Colombia are receiving migrants, but work opportunities are scare.
Colombia's emerald industry relies on guaqueros, men and women who risk everything searching for "green fire."
Jorge Orlando Melo covers plenty of historical terrain with Colombia and subject of his most recent book.
Everyone has heard of Zika, the viral outbreak afflicting Latin America, but few know its origins.
Colombian anthropologist Alvaro Soto discovered the Ciudad Perdida in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta 40 years ago.
Legality and social responsibility are corporate pillars for the rapid growth of the Colombian-owned medicinal cannabis company Clever Leaves.
Flying to remote communities in the eastern Llanos, Air Colombia’s very vintage DC-3 has a checkered and international past.