knowledge-sharing trip with the rainforest alliance

Thanks to a new partnership with the Rainforest Alliance in Guatemala, New Roots Foundation is able to connect ecotourism, reforestation, and sustainable forest management projects with parallel projects in other regions of Guatemala. The NRF executive team traveled to Petén with Rainforest Alliance leadership to for several days to explore sustainable agroforestry, harvesting certified forest … More knowledge-sharing trip with the rainforest alliance

thousands of trees planted in guatemalan communities

I had the honor of coordinating a new partnership between New Roots Foundation and One Tree Planted, resulting in the first round of planting of over 7,000 trees in our partner communities of San Andres Osuna and San Vicente Los Cimientos. These trees not only reforest the area, they will also provide sustainable income to … More thousands of trees planted in guatemalan communities

follow the carbon

How much carbon is released by tropical deforestation? A LOT. For the international climate conference in Paris, I teamed up with artist Jamie Denburg, the Global Landscapes Forum and my team of insanely smart experts at World Resources Institute to visualize carbon emissions through something wonderfully tangible: balloons. We literally took high-resolution satellite imagery of … More follow the carbon

Moved to Ghana

Finally got my grant! Have been living in Accra for a month already, working on Access to Information, Oil Transparency, communications, and a partnership between GIIP and CDD!