About "Charting Change"
A man peers through a hole in a wall that separates Tijuana, Mexico, from the United States. Throughout Latin America, border cities such as Tijuana are often dangerous places where illegal activity, such as drug trafficking and the violence that can accompany it, creates havoc for residents. (Photo: Alfonso Caraveo/Archivo Colef)
Restaurants and cafés line the banks of the Ourika River in Morocco in spring and summer (left), but when flooding occurs, the river’s flow can be much more powerful and dangerous, damaging homes, businesses and infrastructure. The GIREPSE project is teaching locals to adapt to such changes, many of which are climate-change related. (Photos: Courtesy of GIREPSE)
An employee at a print shop in Peru carries a stack of paper on his head. By recycling and using new printing techniques, the shop is seeking to reduce its environmental impact — something other small and medium-sized businesses across South America are learning more about as they begin to play a key role in sustainability in the region. (Photo: Courtesy of CENIT)