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Successful Partnerships Solving Paradox in Latin America: Scarcity in Spite of Natural Water Wealth

By Yessenia Soto, Rainforest Alliance Nearly one-fifth of the world’s population lives in areas of physical water scarcity, while another 1.6 billion people live in countries of economic water scarcity, or those where the infrastructure is inadequate to supply the population with clean and safe water. By 2025, the United Nations estimates that two-thirds of … Continue reading

New and Notable on www.eco-index.org: Bio-Regional Environmental Education Project

Managing NGO, country: San Diego Natural History Museum (SDNHM), United States Project director(s): Doretta Winkelman; Karen Levy-Szpiro Summary: The Bio-Regional Environmental Education Project (PROBEA, for its name in Spanish), a program of the San Diego Natural History Museum, was originally founded as a binational collaboration of U.S. and Mexican partners. Its mission is to educate … Continue reading