Guardian/Rainforest Alliance: Hope in the heart of the Yucatán

Last month, the Rainforest Alliance sent our Follow the Farmer contest winner Joanna Parkman to the heart of the Yucatán to learn about sustainable forestry.

Last month, the Rainforest Alliance sent our Follow the Farmer contest winner Joanna Parkman to the heart of the Yucatán to learn about sustainable forestry.

Guardian: Mexico City on the road to cleaner air

Over the past decade, a focus on sustainable alternative transport has persuaded a growing number of citizens to leave their cars at home.

October 4th 2012 – Thanks largely to vehicle emissions, Mexico City was once the world’s most polluted urban centre. But over the past decade, a focus on sustainable alternative transport has persuaded a growing number of citizens to leave their cars at home. A heavily subsidised underground network caters for 22m journeys daily, and conditions […]

Guardian: Trotsky’s assassination remembered by his grandson

August 19 2012 – Esteban Volkov is the 86-year-old grandson of Leon Trotsky, the Russian Marxist revolutionary and founder of the Red Army. Volkov, who followed Trotsky to Mexico when he sought exile there in 1937, recalls the two assassination attempts orchestrated by Stalin on his grandfather, the last of which was successful. Deborah Bonello […]