Paula Alvarado


Paula Alvarado, writer for Treehugger




Paula Alvarado is a journalist from Buenos Aires, Argentina. She wrote for Treehugger from 2005 until 2012, covering stories about sustainable design and environmental issues based in Latin America.


While at Treehugger, Alvarado's assignments included joining a sailing trip through the South Pacific on an expedition studying plastic pollution and covering the 2012 UN Convention on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro. In 2009 she began working with Discovery Latin America to produce content and prepare for the launch of Spanish and Portuguese versions of Treehugger, which she edited until 2012.

Since 2013, she has been running B-A-I, a company that provides digital communications services to companies. She also writes regularly for Argentina's top interior design site, Living, and has taught university-level courses on sustainable development and communications. She used to organize the Buenos Aires chapter of the monthly networking meetings called Green Drinks; helped the city to organize Earth Day events; worked as a cultural interpreter for U.S. firm Iconoculture; and wrote various green advice columns.

Paula has been profiled in and interviewed for stories in magazines such as Elle Argentina, Brazil's ABC Design, and LAN Chile's IN.


Alvarado has a senior technical degree in journalism.

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