Did you know that more than 25 percent of the Earth’s landmass is covered by mountains? These towering beauties offer food and security to some 720 million mountain people and ultimately benefit billions downstream with freshwater, energy and sustenance.
In Indonesia, cocoa is now booming: production is rising and the world’s largest traders and processors are expanding operations. But can Indonesia’s farmers ride this wave sustainably and avoid a bust that may threaten their livelihoods?
Jeff Hayward, climate director of the Rainforest Alliance, shares his thoughts on a powerful new video exploring the very real impacts of climate change on the world’s coffee farmers.
We spoke to Elisa Jiménez González, a 29-year-old teacher at Telebachillerato Num. 37, 5 de Febrero, about her experience introducing students to the link between deforestation and climate change.
We sat down with GROUPLOVE drummer Ryan Rubin to discuss his band’s decision to team up with Reverb and the Rainforest Alliance for the Campus Consciousness Tour.