Two tons of charcoal were seized in the vicinity of the village of Las Ilusiones (El Molino), in an operation carried out by
members of the National Army (Mechanized Cavalry Group No 2 Juan Jose Rondon – Buenavista).
El material confiscado estaba distribuido en 100 sacos, which were delivered to the territorial headquarters of Corpoguajira in Fonseca, entity that will advance the administrative actions that proceed in this case.
"We continue to strengthen the articulated actions between the Corporation and the authorities, to effectively combat environmental crime in the department. Charcoal production greatly affects our biological diversity, increasing deforestation rates, la pérdida del hábitat de innumerables especies, la emisión de gases efecto invernadero, accelerates the phenomenon of climate variability and contributes to desertification and drought”, explained Samuel Lanao Robles, General Manager Corpoguajira.
According to investigations, the impacted forest resource corresponds to the guayacán and trupillo species.
Corpoguajira invites all the inhabitants of the department to denounce any fact that represents a danger to the environment, conservation of natural resources and biodiversity, through the green lines 3116353704, 3116865392 and 3185858383.