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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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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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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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Water Gives Voice

Groundwater is invisible, but its impact is visible everywhere. Lorraine Swift, Executive Director of Change for Children, recently bore witness to its impact on food supply, ... Groundwater is invisible, but its impact is visible everywhere. Lorraine Swift, Executive Director o...

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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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Learning Outside the Lines

The first time I stepped out of a canoe and into a classroom in the Bosawas, Nicaragua to assist a dental brigade, I never would have imagined that a few years later, that sam... The first time I stepped out of a canoe and into a classroom in the Bosawas, Nicaragua to assist a d...

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Flash Forward for Teachers

The Technology for Improved Learning and Education project — transforming education in the most isolated communities through the inclusion of digital resources for teaching an... The Technology for Improved Learning and Education project — transforming education in the most isol...

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