Guatemalan artisans helped create Lauren Bush's latest line of FEED tote bags and zippered pouches, to be sold exclusively at Lord & Taylor--thanks to La Casa Guatemala for sending the news. The traditional handloomed Ikat fabrics
Wouldn't you know it? Just as I was about to post something about a great new program from the folks at Guyaki, they decided to offer our readers a special deal at their online store. Serendipity at it's finest.
Unlike some "green grand-standing celebs", Demi and Ashton keep their do-good work low-key. According to ecorazzi, the power couple quietly slipped off to Guatemala to help build houses for Habitat for Humanity. The charity group is supporing the
Criminal mafias have long been associated with environmental destruction in countries around the world including Mexico and Liberia. A recent story in Los Angeles Times reveals that narcotraficantes, or drug traffickers,
We already knew that certifying forestry projects under the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification standards was a good idea. Now a new study by the Rainforest Alliance in Guatemala tells us that forest concessions managed in compliance with
It seems like the cost of food is all over the news these days, and it keeps making a regular appearance on TreeHugger too. Only last week we reported on a speech made by the UK's Chief Scientist about how the food crisis will bite well before
We don't get HBO in Mexico, but through September 12, you can watch the intriguing documentary "Recycled Life" on Cinemax on Demand and find out how a crew of "guajeros," or trash pickers, manage to reduce Guatemala's waste by one million pounds per day.
In the developed world, we perceive renewable energy technologies as the means of moving us away from pollution-spewing sources of electricity generation. In many parts of the developing world, though, renewables often provide the most efficient means