Sustainable Living and Carbon Footprint

Guardians of the Forest: How Community Forestry Saves the Maya Biosphere Reserve

Gone is the traditional model of protected areas guarded by fences and regulations. since the 1990s, in the MBR, the Government has granted ten community forest concessions to local communities for 25 years, of which 9 are active even today. They currently cover approximately 350,000 hectares of the forests. A Community Forest Enterprise (CFE) operates these concessions in accordance to the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Standards. The outcomes are remarkable: almost no deforestation, flourishing communities, and a resurgence of optimism for the future.

Footprints of Responsibility: Carbon Footprint’s Role in Achieving Sustainability

Chances are, you’ve encountered the term ‘carbon footprint’ in discussions about sustainability and environmental responsibility. But what precisely does it mean, and how does it contribute to the quest for sustainable living? These questions are crucial in our modern dialogue, as they provide essential context for understanding the significance of sustainability and its profound impact on shaping our shared future.

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