Biodiversity on a Fair Trade Coffee Farm in Costa Rica

On a recent visicoffee berriest to Monteverde, Costa Rica, I met Victor, a small coffee farmer and member of the  Coopesanta Elena. Made up of 75 small coffee producers, the cooperative members are committed to growing their crops in harmony with nature.

Victor’s farm is in fact teeming with biodiversity. From sloths hanging… Continue reading

Solar Backpack Featured in SFAS’s Cool Planet Program

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Image by Earthprints via Flickr

The  South Florida Audubon Society‘s Cool Planet  program is a big hit with upper elementary students this fall in Broward Schools. The program helps students foster effective problem-solving skills by recognizing the interdependencies in their environment. They also consider the effects of their actions… Continue reading

NASA Scientist to President Obama: we must find someone who is worthy of our dreams

 

“We had a dream that the new president would understand the intergenerational injustice of human-made climate change. That he would recognize our duty to be caretakers of creation, of the land, of the life on our planet. And that he would exercise hands on leadership, taking the matter to the public, avoiding back-room, crippling deals with special interests.

But we will not give up. There

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