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.
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.
Environmental issues are beginning to take the driver’s seat in different parts of the world. Some countries’ sustainable efforts are carried out through government while others can count on the nonprofit sector. Similar to other nations in the Global South, in Chile citizens unite and work together without the need of being legally recognized as an environmental group.
Water preservation is considered the best way to help us prepare if and before climate change gets any worse. Though many nations are enforcing certain practices through government efforts and the work of nonprofit organizations, some, like Puerto Rico, lack the programs and funding to make any progress.