Community Cloud Forest Conservation (CCFC) works to alleviate poverty and protect Guatemala’s tropical cloud forests through reforestation, agricultural biodiversity, education and bird monitoring. For our Global Activism segment, Founder and director Rob Cahill gives us an update on what he calls “the great progress” his group has made in the last few months.
In the midst of civil war, Syrian President Bashar-al-Assad was reelected in an election widely condemned by Western governments. Dr Zaher Sahloul, president of the Syrian American Medical Society, tells us whether he thinks the election will impact the country's ongoing humanitarian crisis.
Community Cloud Forest Conservation says it works to alleviate poverty and protect Guatemala’s tropical cloud forests. They teamed up with Chicago bird conservationists to protect the winter home of birds that migrate through Chicago. Worldview catches up with Rob Cahill, the organization's founder and Judy Pollock, director of Bird Conservation for the Audubon Chicago Region.
With the election of a former army general as the country’s next president, the legacy of Guatemala’s long, bloody civil war doesn’t just disappear overnight.Increasingly, Guatemala’s past and present mix not only in politics, but also in its contemporary art.