Forget Jack and the giant beanstalk...this is Marin, and the rainforest-protecting beanstalk.
We take light - electricity - for granted. At least those of us living in the Global West do. However, if you stop to think about it, that simple on-off light switch transforms lives.
For some, school can be a grind. For people living in Sololo, just getting to school is hard, never mind the studying.
Campaigners from the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) are backing indigenous people and local communities to protect the Amazon rainforest.
Fighting rainforest fires is essential. For saving lives, homes and livelihoods (never mind the rainforest itself). Fighting these fires is short-term action – not a long-term solution. We can aim higher. Be smarter and together protect more rainforest than ever…
We’ve all seen the devastating footage. Endless news reports. Homes and livelihoods are being destroyed. It’s overwhelming and hard to know how to help.
All fire has the potential to be dangerous, life-changing, important. We know that. We also know that the health of rainforest affects the entire planet, all of us.
Rainforest Firefighters are regular people.
This morning, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released the first of their climate change reports. If you take anything from this article then it is this; the time to act is now.
“Today is the International Day of World Indigenous Peoples. The IPCC draws on enormously, and also respects, indigenous knowledge all over the world. We recognise that traditional agricultural practices can be resilient to climate…indigenous knowledge systems and practices allow local…