Our health depends on nature
President Para la Naturaleza
The bright chirp of the coquí frog, the national symbol of Puerto Rico, has likely resounded through Caribbean forests for at least 29 million years.
The Christopher Columbus Landing Resort has spent years in legal limbo, as Puerto Rican conservationists and community members protested its planned construction in an important ecological zone.
In this Sept 25, 2019 handout photo provided by the Fort Worth Zoo, Olaf is held by primary Puerto Rican crested toad zoo keeper Kelsey Barron, at the Fort Worth Zoo, in Fort Worth, Texas. Officials told The Associated Press Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, that Olaf, a critically endangered Puerto Rican toad, is one of more than 300 toads born via in vitro fertilization as U.S. scientists attempt to save it from extinction.
Hacienda La Esperanza, Manatí
Nespresso is producing its first-ever, 100% Puerto Rican coffee. And the coffee pod giant is getting some help not only from brand ambassador George Clooney but fellow actor and playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda.
San Juan, Puerto Rico
It will help citizens submit their observations to the Puerto Rico Planning Board’s website
By Brian Pascus
If conservation efforts pay off, whales could help islands meet their emissions reductions
The Sierra de Cayey, in the southeast corner of Puerto Rico’s Central Mountain Range, houses some of the island’s most important ecosystems. The site is crucial to Puerto Rico’s endemic amphibians and plants, as well as local birds. But expanding agricultural development threatens to destroy the region’s forests. The growing specter of climate change could also upend these fragile, climate-dependent ecosystems.
An increase in the number of agricultural businesses certified by the government to join Puerto Rico´s tourist offers shows new ways to encourage the development of the tourism economy
Yet It Gives Monsanto/ Bayer a 90% Tax Exemption
Join Justin Proctor on his adventure to Puerto Rico where he was invited to help launch an exciting new book on one of the Caribbean’s most unique birds.
In 2013, Rodriguez received the Citizen Science Champion of Change award from President Obama.