As a tropical Archipelago with diverse forests, topography, and land, Puerto Rico should have a thriving agricultural industry. At least three universities and a few technical colleges in this U.S. territory offer degrees in Agriculture. Between its climate and human capital, it would seem like the best scenario for farmers and their products. However, seeing as more than 80 percent of the products consumed locally are imported, the reality is that Puerto Ricans have a long way to go to achieve food sovereignty.Sigue leyendo «Small Farms in Puerto Rico Embracing Regenerative Agriculture»
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Pathfinders Implement Alternative Learning Program in Denver’s Forests
Forest schools serve a myriad of purposes depending on their location. Environmentalists have established them in regions where habitats of local species have become endangered from the Choco Andino to the Caribbean.
In North America, Worldmind Nature Immersion School stands out for its unique program proven to help special needs children thrive in an unorthodox context in Denver, Colorado.
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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.
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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.
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The Promising Model of Teaching In Nature
Bosque Escuela is an experiential learning program set to preserve the forestlands in Puerto Rico by inviting young ones to connect, research and protect their native grounds.Sigue leyendo «The Promising Model of Teaching In Nature»