Environmental tragedy in Colombia sees Sambingo river gone

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Environmental tragedy in Colombia sees Sambingo river gone

Colombia is under threat from extreme drought, and one of its victims that the Sambingo river in the west.

The river is virtually nonexistent, and that’s triggering fears about risks to the surrounding ecosystem.

CCTV America’s Michelle Begue reports.

Environmental tragedy in Colombia sees Sambingo river gone

Environmental tragedy in Colombia sees Sambingo river gone

Colombia is under threat from extreme drought, and one of its victims that the Sambingo river in the west. The river is virtually nonexistent, and that's triggering fears about risks to the surrounding ecosystem. CCTV America's Michelle Begue reports.


Sustainability researcher LaDawn Haglund on the global drought

CCTV America’s Mike Walter spoke to LaDawn Haglund. She’s a senior sustainability scholar at Arizona State University.

Sustainability researcher LaDawn Haglund on the global drought

Sustainability researcher LaDawn Haglund on the global drought

CCTV America's Mike Walter spoke to LaDawn Haglund. She's a senior sustainability scholar at Arizona State University.