sustainable development

Tara McLaughlin, president of Kalu Yala Institute

Tara McLaughlin, president of Kalu Yala Institute, speaks about her background doing volunteer work abroad and current efforts of Kalu Yala to increase integration with San Miguel. (Abigail Foerstner/Medill)

Northwestern University
Real estate entrepreneur Jimmy Stice hopes to build small, sustainable houses in Kalu Yala, the jungle retreat, eco-town, and host to an institute for college interns he founded in the Panamanian rainforest. Medill's Leah Dunlevy reports.

A screen grab of the Ciudad Saludable website (ciudadsaludable.org). 

GWU
Addressing sustainable economic development can help reduce poverty.
Senior Writer, Planet Forward
Lack of electricity removes people from the modern economy. Now, some small-scale companies are exploring options to bring electricity to remote locations.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, presents his Twelve Grand Challenges for Sustainable Development at GW's Elliott School of International Affairs.
Middlebury College
Our goal is to create a nutritious protein bar made of crickets. What started out as Bumu has now become Jiminy, the same cricket farming project to empower mothers and children around the world with much-needed iron and protein. Initially, our goal... Read More
Middlebury College
Our goal is to create a nutritious protein bar made of crickets. What started out as Bumu has now become Jiminy, the same cricket farming project to empower mothers and children around the world with much-needed iron and protein. Initially, our goal... Read More