Health & Fitness

Petro and his drug policy: Can we rewrite the history of cannabis?

The stop was given by Uruguay in 2013 legalizing cannabis for both adult use – previously called “recreational” – and medical. Photo: JOSE VARGAS ESGUERRA * MD, NA At this point in Colombian history it should not be surprising to anyone that the new President of the Republic has dedicated a large part of his inaugural speech to dealing with the issue of anti-drug policy…
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Opinion

They discover a giant bug in Mexico

The species B. giganteus can measure up to nine centimeters. Photo: Journal of Natural History – Journal of Natural History In most movies where the apocalypse or catastrophes are the protagonists, it is shown that cockroaches are the only living beings that could…
Opinion

The sale of this small crustacean is endangering Antarctica

Krill is key in feeding whales. Photo: The Sun and Doves – Wikimedia / Creative Commons The sale in supermarket chains and retail stores of dietary products and fish such as farmed salmon made or fed with krill is causing the “looting” of Antarctica, according to a report prepared by the Changing Markets Foundation, published this Thursday, August 11 , when World Krill Day is…
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Opinion

More than 70 congressmen file a bill to prohibit fracking in Colombia

pumping unit in sun Photo: Getty Images/iStockphoto – chengwaidefeng On the morning of this Wednesday, August 10, more than 80 congressmen filed a new bill to try to ban the fracking In colombia. This is the fourth time that they present an initiative of this type. (Read Indigenous people launch countdown: 1,239 days to protect 80% of the Amazon) As reported in a statement, the document…
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Opinion

Indigenous launch countdown: we have 1,239 days left to protect 80% of the Amazon

The idea is not to reach a point of no return in the Amazon, due to deforestation. Photo: EFE – Fernando Bizerra The indigenous peoples of the Amazon launched this Tuesday, August 10, a countdown to demand that the nine countries that share the Amazon basin and the international community protect 80% of the largest tropical forest on the planet and thus prevent its deforestation from…
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