EcoViva and partners convened conservationists from across El Salvador Community groups from across El Salvador gathered November 8 for the Fourth National Mangrove Forum to discuss mangrove restoration policy and progress, sea turtle conservation, and community co-management of natural protected areas. The event brought together around 350 people from community organizations, NGOs, academia, and government […]
It’s that time of year again! The Viva Fund is an annual campaign by EcoViva to raise money for programs that support young people in El Salvador. Youth in El Salvador often face incredible challenges. Poverty, lack of job opportunities, and the very serious threat of gang violence force too many young people to curtail their […]
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.
As we look forward to the announcement of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize recipient, I wanted to share some reflections on EcoViva’s recent participation in the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize Forum. The Nobel Peace Prize Forum convenes Nobel laureates, leaders, and peacemakers with students and community members to engage in dialogues on peace-building. The forum […]
On Wednesday, August 16, three dead sea turtles washed up on the beach in Isla Montecristo near our partners’ community-run turtle conservation hatchery. How did they end up there? The call came during the dawn hours of August 15th. The sky was beginning to lighten and the sea was calm and quiet. Geovanny was tending […]