The Hidden Need for Early Menstrual Education 

In nearly 10 years, Uruguayan social enterprise Eco-Ser has provided sustainable menstrual products, services and training materials in their native country. Their launch of the Menstrupedia Comic in the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region has sparked a groundbreaking interest in breaking period taboos in familiar and community settings but at state-levels, other dynamics are taking place.

By Natalia Bonilla 

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The Conservation of the Choco Andino Region

Since the early 1990’s, many environmentalists have stressed the importance of the Chocó Andino region located in the Pichincha province, northern of Ecuador. Environmental advocates of the UNESCO declared biosphere reserve had been working on its conservation for a few years, launching in 2017  “La Red de Bosques Escuelas” to teach children and local communities about the region’s value.

Special Report by Cristina Ramirez Doval

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Rooftop Apiculture: Honey Production in New York City

On World Bee Day 2021, we want to highlight the work of The New York Bee Sanctuary. We spoke with Founder Angell Deer on carrying out sustainable practices for pollinators in one of the world’s megacities.  

Special Report by Cristina Ramirez Doval

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Pollinating the Amazon’s Consciousness On Beekeeping

On this World Bee Day, we want to highlight the work of Meli-Bees. We spoke with Founder Ana Rosa de Lima on reconnecting beekeeping ancestral knowledge practices in Brazil’s Amazon.  

Special Report by Cristina Ramirez Doval

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Sustainable Tourism Project Offers Empowerment Alternatives in Guatemala

After a fraudulent volunteer program exchange in Guatemala, two young female entrepreneurs launched Mujeres de la Luna, a sustainable tourism project seeking to provide better economic opportunities to rural women in Santa Cruz La Laguna. 

By Natalia Bonilla 

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