A report by Laurent Duvillier for Unicef. Around 70 young people kicked off a new regional climate challenge – 1,000 actions for change – today in the presence of the Vice President of Costa Rica, Epsy Campbell Barr. The challenge seeks to map out more than a thousand youth-led grassroot solutions for climate change throughout Latin America and the […]

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Farmland and trees co-exist in harmony in the Costa Rican rainforest where jungle farmer Alexander Retana has turned his family plantation into a sustainable farm. With a focus on agroforestry – essentially the practice of growing trees on farmland – Alexander Retana grows around 22 different crops from bananas to cacao among the trees of […]

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