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Costa Rica

Type 1 Diabetes in Rural Costa Rica

If a family is unable to pay for a child with Type 1 diabetes, only the most economical supplies are provided by the Costa Rican Government. This allows little to no flexibility in one's life.

Panama: No to Open Pit Mining

The Ngobe, an indigenous people in Panama, are struggling to keep their land out of the hands of Canadian mining interests.

October 07, 2015

Costa Rica: Bribri Culture Under Threat

Rebecca Gibian, Diana Crandall

In the mountains of Costa Rica, the indigenous Bribri struggle to maintain their culture as an influx of technology transforms their community.

Recycling as a Cultural Issue

Students are asked to read two articles related to religion's take on pollution and two articles from nations where there is an attempt to make recycling a part of the culture. 

Museum of Current Crises

This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.