Our report for 2016 is out! See the impact your support has had: EcoViva 2016 Annual Report. Thank you to all our individual donors and institutional funders for lifting up our work to protect the environment and build a fair rural economy in Central America.
Last week a coalition of social organizations from the Alliance against the Privatization of Water in El Salvador presented a formal appeal to the legislature urging them to pass a water law to protect and manage this vital resource. The appeal was backed by FMLN legislators, including Congresswoman Estela Hernández of Usulután. El Salvador has […]
Happy World Radio Day! The United Nations designated February 13 World Radio Day in 2011 to recognize the importance of radio across the globe in educating, informing, and entertaining listeners. In an age where fake news and “alternative facts” impact how we access information about the world around us, it’s crucial that we continue to support media […]
On January 18, Hal Baron, one of the founders and the first Board Chair of EcoViva, passed away at his home in Chicago, accompanied by his wife of 63 years, Paula, and their children and grandchildren. Hal was 86, but his commitment to social justice and his contributions to the causes and people he loved […]
In another win for locally-led conservation efforts, Ministry of Environment announces funding to protect wetlands and communities. The Ministry of Environment announced yesterday that it would be incorporating 42 islands into El Salvador’s System of Natural Protected Areas. Forty of these islands are located in the Bay of Jiquilisco complex, and two are in the […]