Maria Ghiso—education manager at the Rainforest Alliance—reports back on an inspiring project to improve waste management, air quality and community well being at a rural school in the Petén region of Guatemala.
Despite the IPCC report’s resounding warnings, there is still little being done in the way of real global climate action. How can we change the climate conversation and inspire action?
For smallholder coffee farmers, a few small changes can mean big gains in productivity, quality and long-term sustainability. Take a group of coffee producers in Tanzania, whose coffee quality improved dramatically when they began to process beans at uniform coffee washing stations.
With snow and bitter cold blanketing much of the Northeast, it’s the perfect time to plan a trip somewhere warm and wonderful. Fortunately, you can explore some of the most beautiful places on Earth while supporting sustainable livelihoods, ecosystems and communities.
For coffee farmers in the Santa Lucía Teotepec community of Oaxaca, Mexico, the impacts of climate change are readily apparent.