100 thousand voices in defense of water - pbicolombia

In 2011, because of the Santander citizen mobilization and national mobilization in defense of the Paramo, the government did not approve the large strip mining project. In January 2013, one tenth of the Paramo (11,700 of the 150,000 hectares) was declared the Regional Park of Santurban Paramo, which would be protected from every kind of mining or agricultural activity.