The Mexican coffee community embracing nature

Almost a third of our planet is covered in forest but every year we lose 10 million hectares.

Forests not only play a critical role in mitigating climate change, they also purify water and provide jobs for millions of people.

In Oaxaca in Mexico, coffee-growers Apolonia and José Jacinto are addressing local deforestation and exploring ways of protecting their surroundings through community-based alliances and regenerative agriculture.

You might also like:
The restoration of Monarch Butterfly habitats
How entrepreneurs in Mexico are supporting local communities

Discover more stories at Age of Change where we showcase some of the organisations and innovators who are finding solutions to our planet’s complex issues.