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Colombia: en 2021 la superficie con cultivos de coca en parques naturales superó las 8 mil hectáreas

El área ocupada por cultivos ilícitos de coca en Colombia pasó de 143 000 hectáreas en 2020 a 204 000 en 2021, la cifra más alta desde 2001, año en el que la Oficina de las Naciones Unidas contra la Droga y el Delito comenzó a documentar el tema.

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California’s new pesticide notification system aims to protect public health. Will it work?

Community activists were instrumental in achieving the landmark program. But they worry it won’t go far enough to shield rural communities and farmworkers from pesticide harm.

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Adrift: Communities on the front lines of pesticide exposure fight for change

Adrift: Communities on the front lines of pesticide exposure fight for change

Rural communities of color and farmworkers are disproportionately exposed to some of the most dangerous chemicals used in agriculture.

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