Peru

Tequile native spins thread

A Tequile native spins thread. (Isabella Zambrano/George Washington University)

The George Washington University
The story I am telling does not belong to me, it belongs to the people on the island of Taquile, Peru. This story map tells of the concept of "El Buen Vivir" and how it breaks the ideas that some countries may have about sustainability. 
Sustainable Agriculture at 10,000 Feet
Planet Forward
How do we solve the problems of malnutrition and challenging climate conditions at 10,000 ­plus feet above sea level in Peru?
In 2009, Arequipa, Peru closed its most important commercial corridor to car traffic. The pedestrianization project is part of the city’s larger vision to modernize transit services, develop a bus rapid transit corridor, and build additional... Read More