For years, a meatless diet has been heralded as one of the best tools for combating the climate footprint of livestock. A new study suggests that, by modifying land-use practices, ranchers can reduce GHG emissions more effectively than consumers.
Today, millions of floral bouquets will be sold across the United States—a sweet symbol of love, friendship and devotion. Most of these flowers will come from hothouses in Latin America, including a few from a little piece of paradise in Costa Rica’s central highlands.
Environmentally sustainable, socially responsible and casually luxurious. The eco-lodges and resorts featured in this Valentine’s Day travel roundup are good for the planet, support local communities and offer romantic rainforest experiences year-round.
Coca Cola and Nike are finally coming to terms with the ways in which climate change can impact their bottom line, writes Coral Davenport in a new piece for The New York Times.
Forest fires in Nicaragua’s North Atlantic Autonomous Region are a blessing and a curse. They play an important role in the workings of the local ecosystem—for example, ensuring the germination of pine seedlings—but there is more fire in the region than nature necessitates.