Environmental Issues in Chile

Chile faces a multitude of environmental issues, both urban and rural. Wayne Bernhardson discusses challenges including air, water, and noise pollution, garbage disposal, wildland conservation, and soil degradation.

What Foods Make Up Aruban Cuisine?

Aruban cuisine has been influenced by the history and the diversity of cultures that inhabit the island. Author and resident Rosalie Klein talks about what foods you’ll encounter and what foods not to miss when visiting Aruba.

Gender and Family Values in Costa Rica

Costa Rica is a land caught between striving to develop feminist leaders and being stuck in its traditions. Author Erin Van Rheenen explores the ins and outs of gender and family values in Costa Rica and how the two play a role in everyday life.

Environmental Issues in Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico’s greatest environmental threats concern its vanishing natural habitat and the resulting impact on soil erosion and wildlife. Reforestation efforts are under way in many of the island’s national parks and forest reserves, and organized efforts are under way to protect and rebuild endangered wildlife populations.