Forget Trump’s Border Wall. Let’s Build F.D.R.’s International Park.

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.

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Helping educate the Batwa in Rwanda

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

Conservation in the Big Bend Border Region

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

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