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Research group


Allied with the Planet

Academic Unit: Environmental Corporation

Colombian Ministry of Science






Engineering and technology


Environmental engineering

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Strategic Focus

Aliados con el Planeta is an interdisciplinary research group whose aim is to develop teaching, research, and community outreach activities in the field of environmental sciences with the intention of proposing alternative solutions based on nature, so as to promote the transition towards sustainability.                                                                                                             

Research Areas and Topics

  • Education.                                                                                                      
  • Agroecology.
  • Organic waste management.                                                                                   
  • Eco-ethosanitary management of pigeons.                                                                        
  • Environmental management and modeling.

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Group Coordinator

Lía Isabel Alviar Ramírez, MSc

Master’s Degree in Environmental Management.

Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia.

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Scientific Cooperation

Collaborative Relationships

  • CES University. Medellin Project: Eco-ethosanitary management of pigeons in parks of Medellin.                                                             
  • Universidad de  Antioquia’s National School of Public Health.         

Notable Projects

  • Eco-ethosanitary management of pigeons - Villa Hermosa project.
  • Giro Sostenible (Sustainable turn) project.
  • Green Metric 2018 and 2019.
  • Ecological footprint UdeA 2009.

Main Research Results

  • To provide solutions to problems related to the integral management of organic solid waste so as to enable its efficient use and its contribution to the preservation of natural resources.
  • Based on ethological studies, to offer solutions for the management and control of the population of pigeons in cases in which they have become a plague and to implement ecological concepts and educational strategies with the aim of promoting sustainable urban ecosystems.
  • To generate solutions for environmental problems by using sustainability indicators, geospatial tools, and modeling, with the aim of making efficient decisions for managing ecosystems.

Research Portafolio

  • Ecological art workshops, didactic material, landscape recognition excursions.
  • Eco-ethosanitary management of pigeons.
  • Organic waste management of digester bales.
  • Sustainability indicators such as ecological footprint, carbon footprint, and carbon drains.
  • Environmental modeling and ecosystemic services and functions mapping.
  • Soil covers settings based on geographical information systems tools.
  • Agroecology.

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