International Conservation and Development

International Conservation & Development

Many Switzer Fellows are using their expertise and experience to help foreign governments and populations protect their natural resources, manage their watersheds, develop community resilience in the face of climate change, and more.

Spotlight on Leadership

Alexander Eaton: Mexican farmers are turning cow pies into proverbial gold

Like rainwater harvesters and solar panels, biodigesters generate power by reinvesting natural resources back into their own ecosystems. Because of their potential to reduce both waste and operating costs, it seems like every family farm should have one on hand. Fellow Alexander Eaton's company, Sistema Biobolsa, is working to create a base of users that leads to a tipping point.Read more >

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