A joint U.S.-Mexico park along the Rio Grande would send a message of cooperation when the loudest words are of division. By Dan W. Reicher Mr. Reicher was a member of the first reported expedition to navigate the 1,800-mile-plus Rio Grande. Originally published in the New York Times, March 14, 2019 Nearly 75 years ago, an … Continue reading Forget Trump’s Border Wall. Let’s Build F.D.R.’s International Park.
The school to untie Batwa indigenous people from the extreme poverty. Few educated people from Batwa people reveal importance of education to untie from the vicious circle of poverty. In his testimony, Richard Ntakirutimana, as only first and only Mutwa that holds Master’s degree in Rwanda among 40 Batwa graduated students, emphasizes the impact of … Continue reading Helping educate the Batwa in Rwanda
On December 22, 2018 Tree of Hopes is planning a special Christmas food and toy distribution project in far northwest Juárez near the Santa Teresa Bridge border crossing. With the support of Rotary Clubs in El Paso, Tree of Hopes plans to help needy families living in one of the poorest areas of the city … Continue reading Helping families in need this Christmas
The Academy Award nominated documentary Virunga is a must see for anyone who cares about Africa and conservation in 2018 - watch it on Netflix. by Rick LoBello, One Earth One Time Ever since I completed my guide book to Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda I have tried to keep up with all the … Continue reading Unrest in the DRC threatens the Virungas
Take Action to Protect Our Mountains! Contact all El Paso City Elected Officials. Ask them to NOT sell YOUR land on our mountains for development. A public hearing on this topic will be held on Tue 29 May. PLEASE PLAN TO ATTEND. Details to follow. More Mountain Land to be Lost to Development Scott Cutler, President … Continue reading Protect our mountains
by James Cash The Big Bend region of the Chihuahuan Desert is home to more than 3 million acres of protected lands that span the U.S. / Mexico border. Conservationists on both sides of the border work together to conserve and protect the region’s wildlife and wildlands through wildlife reintroductions, invasive species control, fire management, … Continue reading Conservation in the Big Bend Border Region
A National Palm Oil Scheme Towards Landscape Conservationby Robert Hii Palm oil, the cursed fruit or blessed fruit depending on who you ask, epitomizes the global struggle to find a balance between development and conservation. Widely grown in the tropical countries of Malaysia and Indonesia, the crop has become synonymous with the disappearance of wildlife … Continue reading A National Palm Oil Scheme