Articles about Central America

Agriculture on Lakes

You have heard this scenario many times before. As global climate changes, there will be dramatic changes in rising temperatures, storm severity, and drought and flood occurrences. Continually rising population levels will only place further stress on global food production … Continue reading

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Bamboo Bikes and Global Water. What’s the Connection? Two Dutchmen.

Much thanks to Matt Larsen for passing this fantastic story along to me. It goes something like this. On July 4, 2010, Joost Notenboom and Michiel Roodenburg set off from Deadhorse, Alaska, on a more-than-18,000-mile journey to the southern tip of … Continue reading

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To Understand Haiti is to See Hispaniola

  With the recent tragedy in Haiti, the world’s initial reaction is to provide humanitarian aid – LOTS of aid. In reality, the challenges in Haiti are as much the challenges of Hispaniola. For Haiti is forever linked to the … Continue reading

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