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The Next Generation of Conservation

By Sherling Guerrero Fenandez Grade 10 student, San Andres, BOSAWAS, Nicaragua I was born in the San Andres community in the BOSAWAS. I really like living in my community, bec... By Sherling Guerrero Fenandez Grade 10 student, San Andres, BOSAWAS, Nicaragua I was born in the San...

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Local Producers; Food Sovereignty

Many families in the BOSAWAS, Nicaragua live a subsistence lifestyle by both growing small crops and raising a few farm animals. These subsistence farmers simply produce what ... Many families in the BOSAWAS, Nicaragua live a subsistence lifestyle by both growing small crops and...

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Care-takers of the Community

Rosa Emilia rocks back on her red plastic chair, gestures wildly with her arms as she recounts stories of her 45+ years as a midwife, and fills her front porch with the joy of... Rosa Emilia rocks back on her red plastic chair, gestures wildly with her arms as she recounts stori...

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Miskito Indigenous Women Unite for their Rights

It’s evening in the BOSAWAS, and I write the unfamiliar (and lengthy) names of the women participants of the WIMPA assembly — a gathering of the Indigenous Women’s Organ... It’s evening in the BOSAWAS, and I write the unfamiliar (and lengthy) names of the women parti...

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Mothers. Leaders. Advocates

MOTHERS. Drying tears and kissing things better, sure. Working inside and outside the home to support their family’s financial, emotional, and physical well-being – you ... MOTHERS. Drying tears and kissing things better, sure. Working inside and outside the home to suppor...

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Building Conservation Capacity

Our latest initiative in the BOSAWAS biosphere of Nicaragua, Local Knowledge; Global Goals, allows individuals to document environmental and human rights information and to co... Our latest initiative in the BOSAWAS biosphere of Nicaragua, Local Knowledge; Global Goals, allows i...

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Art. Education. Creativity!

There is no ‘i’ in team. But there is an ‘A‘ in STEAM! During our recent field visit, our team partnered with Funarte (refreshing our long-time relatio... There is no ‘i’ in team. But there is an ‘A‘ in STEAM! During our recent fie...

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Grace

Grace doesn’t hesitate when she speaks. It is clear that she cherishes her home — the BOSAWAS. Full of forests, landscapes, traditions, nature-loving people and culture,... Grace doesn’t hesitate when she speaks. It is clear that she cherishes her home — the BOSAWAS....

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Multilingualism to Advance Inclusion

Of the 7,000 languages used worldwide, only a few hundred languages have genuinely been given a place in education systems and the public domain, and less than one hundred are... Of the 7,000 languages used worldwide, only a few hundred languages have genuinely been given a plac...

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Solar Power: Reaching its Potential

The deployment of solar power to power classroom technology in the BOSAWAS, Nicaragua can now be leveraged to allow the transmission of Indigenous knowledge and citizen scienc... The deployment of solar power to power classroom technology in the BOSAWAS, Nicaragua can now be lev...

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