The practice of Yah’guudang–”respect for all living beings”–makes sustainability easy for the people of Haida Gwaii
On the remote archipelago of Haida Gwaii, located off the coast of British Columbia, the practice of Yah’guudang–respect for all living beings–means protecting the land and sea.
By the end of the 2014, nearly 2000 forest operations managed under Rainforest Alliance certification to Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) standards were protecting 102 million acres of forestland (41.3 million hectares) acres of forestland worldwide.
The Rainforest Alliance’s Carrera once put his life on the line to protect forests in his native Guatemala. Now he supports forest concessions all over Latin America with the same dogged determination–and thankfully, fewer death threats