Lucy Sherriff

Lucy Sherriff is a freelance multimedia journalist based in Bogotá covering the environment and social and gender issues.

Waterfalls descend to a large reservoir surrounded by forest.

Why Bogotá Should Worry About Its Water

Colombia’s capital depends on a unique ecosystem called páramos for its water supply. Environmental advocates warn that the páramos are now threatened by climate change and other factors.

Bogotá's Bronx Is Barren, But Not for Long

Once home to crocodile pits where drug dealers disposed of victims, the Bronx in Bogotá awaits an ambitious revitalization and its few remaining residents face an uncertain future.

A bike-share station outside of Long Beach City Hall

How Long Beach Is Trying to Cool Down

Temperatures have soared in the Southern California city in recent years, but taming them presents its own set of challenges.