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  • Turning trash into compost

    Tourism development generally benefits local people and businesses. It contributes to increased jobs, sales and profits. It also generally relies on improvement to the area’s infrastructure. But increasingly appropriate infrastructure is being overlooked.
    That’s the case with one of Mexico’s t...

  • Chile's salmon exports are big business

    Chile exports salmon around the world. The industry is barely 30 years old but has become one of the country’s most important export businesses.
    In 2018, several hundred thousand salmon escaped from their pen. Environmental groups and local communities labelled it a disaster.
    The growing ind...

  • Ride-sharing caters to Brazil’s favelas

    Sao Paulo, Brazil has the highest number of Uber users worldwide. But there are certain areas in Brazil’s biggest city where the ride-sharing service refuses to go.
    Many drivers have expressed concern about the possibility of being robbed or carjacked in the city’s often dangerous favelas (or s...