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.
A review of the major accomplishments and outstanding issues coming out of COP19—and a look at some of our climate hopes for the coming year.
Students in the indigenous community of Paso Caballos live in close proximity to jaguars, toucans and howler monkeys. With the help of teachers like Ruth Mayrena Morales Puga, they are learning to value their incredible surroundings and contribute to local conservation efforts.
Jaymie Arnold, a 35-year-old pharmacist in Santa Fe, New Mexico, recently embarked on an eco-trip for two to Costa Rica—his prize after participating in the Rainforest Alliance’s 2013 Valentine’s Day contest. We spoke to him about the experience and his passion for the environment.
Wishing our partners, staff and friends in the Asia-Pacific region a joyful holiday and a wonderful new year.