With just a week to go, the world is gearing up for the forth-coming football World Cup tournament and interest in all things Brazilian has reached fever pitch. Here at the Rainforest Alliance, we too are getting ready to take part in one of the biggest sporting events in the world…with a bit of a twist…
To celebrate Earth Day, today is the release of our stunning new music video I’m Alive: The Floresta da Tijuca Sessions
Maria Ghiso—education manager at the Rainforest Alliance—reports back on an inspiring project to improve waste management, air quality and community well being at a rural school in the Petén region of Guatemala.
The road that winds from the city of Oaxaca to the towering peaks of Sierra Juárez is bordered by dense pine and oak forests teeming with wildlife, like the long-nosed mate shrew and the elusive dwarf jay. Nearly all of this rich forestland, which is managed by the Zapotec indigenous peoples, is FSC certified by the Rainforest Alliance.