How many times have you read or heard that Ecuador is a megadiverse country? No matter where we go in the country, we will always be surrounded by an endless number of species swamped in their daily activities to obtain nutrients and energy. Perhaps, it could be hard for us to notice how those species interact with each other, and even more challenging if they are not visible to our eyes (bacteria, small insects, etc).
The San Francisco de Pachijal Community Nursery is an agroforestry project that promotes more diverse, productive, and sustainable land use, incorporating community well-being into its philosophy as a fundamental cornerstone for forest conservation.
Climate change adaptation refers to the essential resilience capacities needed to endure its impacts and bounce back better afterwards. We know that the effects of Climate Change are a greater threat to groups that historically have had a social disadvantage and, or limited access to their rights.
La Adaptación al cambio climático se refiere a las capacidades de resiliencia necesarias para soportar los impactos del cambio climático.
If we take a tiny trip down memory lane into our high school chemistry class, we might remember that almost everything is composed of Carbon.
The Association of Women Entrepreneurs of Guayabillas (ASOMEG)’s success is undoubtedly due to the hard work and sustained commitment of the women of the Community of Guayabillas, in the Parish of Pacto (northwest of Quito).
Between the green expanses of the Mashpi and Tayra reserves lies the San José de Mashpi community, located on the western foothills of the Andes northwest of Quito, surrounded by stunning landscapes and staggering biodiversity.
One of the best lessons we have learned working in conservation and environmental education, is that the perspective with which we intake information can affect our ability to transform that into action.
Two words that have developed a deep and paralyzing confusion, that eventually leads us to inaction. This increasing anxiety when learning about the effects of climate change, is also called eco-anxiety, and all of us, even those who work in conservation suffer from it. We would like to help out with this.
We traveled to Yunguilla with the members of the Mashpi community to learn about their sustainable way of life and the lessons learned along the journey of this national and international award-winning community. Yunguilla, located in a valley on the outskirts of...