A City of Life: Medellín’s Plan to Protect and Promote Urban Biodiversity

By |2021-07-23T15:11:49+02:00May 16th 2018|

Three years ago, the city of Medellín adopted a novel approach to manage and conserve biodiversity, launching Colombia’s first local action plan on urban biodiversity: “Medellín, a city of life.” Maria Mejia and Juliana Echeverri argue that this effort should inspire other cities to explore new methods and concepts that link biodiversity to human well-being, resilience, and economic development.