On the final day of a weeklong journey from Mexico’s rugged mountains to its glorious Caribbean coast, a small group of Rainforest Alliance supporters swam in a cenote—a freshwater pool nestled in a limestone sinkhole—in Cenote Maya Park in the Yucatán.
Before you send your kids out the door to collect their Halloween candy, give them a quick tutorial on the origins of their favorite chocolate goodies.
Living independently, making your own purchasing decisions–now is the time to establish what kind of footprint you want to leave on the world.
Around the world, 1.3 billion people live on less than $1.25 a day. Left with few options, many communities resort to clearing land for subsistence agriculture, cutting down trees for firewood and selling illegal timber on the black market.
According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, an estimated 842 million people are chronically hungry—that’s one out of every eight people on the planet.