Maria Ghiso, manager of the Rainforest Alliance’s education program, writes about her experience introducing teachers and students in a rural community in Oaxaca, Mexico, to our climate change curricula.
Forests inspire awe and provide sustenance, shelter and solace.
“Much of the cocoa that’s consumed around the world does not originate in highly biodiverse primary rainforests,” says Eric Servat, the Rainforest Alliance’s manager of sustainable value chains for Southern Europe.
More than 1.6 billion people rely on the world’s forests for their livelihood. Meet one of these individuals in the third installment of our monthly blog series, One in 1.6 Billion.
It’s a place where cattle spend most of the day grazing in large shaded pastures, and workers are provided with adequate housing, safe working conditions and decent wages.