Interesting Paper! Monitoring ecological change during rapid socio-economic and political transitions: Colombian ecosystems in the post-conflict era Highlights: • Colombia is undergoing large socio-economic and political changes with unknown consequences for ecosystems and the services they provide. • We review the capacity of Colombia to monitor ecosystems and how they change over time. We found that many programs are already in place that go in this direction. • However, there is a large gap in terms of synthesis of existing information. Also, a system that consistently monitors ecosystem variables is urgently needed. • To increase Colombia’s ability to respond to these transformations, we propose a set of actions to facilitate dialog, synthesis, and monitoring capacity. have a read …..