Small Steps to Sustainability in Central America
Photo: EcoLogic Development Fund
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Small Steps to Sustainability in Central America

Posted by on Monday, June 17 2013

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What if you had to decide between feeding your family today and saving the environment for future generations? That's exactly the choice families along the stretch of river between Guatemala and Belize have to make. Switzer Fellow Dave Kramer of EcoLogic Development Fund is helping them find common ground to create a sustainable fishery that will serve everyone.

 
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