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EDUCATION

Sustainability Classes and Tours

 

CANO MARTIN PENA

Through a bike tour we learn how a group of communities suffering from decades of neglect organized themselves to demand a dredging of the channel to save a rare estuary and stop the spread of waterborne diseases

BATEY ZIPLINE ADVENTURES

We learned about the painful economics of an ecotourism business after a hurricane and the toll the damage took on the local plants and bat population

FINCA EL BATEY

Learning natural ways to keep pest and weeds away and how raised beds can help keep the soil in place 

UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO--RECINTO MAYAGUEZ: OUR TURN TO TEACH

Sharing Pittsburgh's Environmental History and Plan for Climate Resilience

UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO--RECINTO MAYAGUEZ: LEARNING FROM THE PROFESSORS

Professors from the Agriculture, Engineering, Marine Biology, and Sociology Departments talked about the effects of Maria and the resilient future they envisioned

A GOVERNMENT PERSPECTIVE ON SOLAR POWER

Meeting with the Chairman of the Puerto Rican Energy Commission, Jose Ramon, to learn about the difficulties of restoring power, the legal debate about microgrids, and the challenges of transitioning to renewable energy