A typical Maya patio (locally called “solar”). Fruit trees, vegetables, medicinal plants, poultry, pigs, and also bees can be grown and cultivated there. Photo: Yolanda Lopez, 2020
A Mayan house in which most of the Mayans locked-down during the Covid-19 . Without internet facilities we were disconnected from the globalized world but re-connected to nature. Photo: Josue Ayuso, 2020
Nigel Crawhall, Chief of Section, Small Islands and Indigenous Knowledge, UNESCO.
UNESCO Director General Audrey Azoulay in Mexico at the closure of the International Year of Indigenous Languages. © UNESCO, 2019
Wai Wai community Guyana Masekenari, August 2008. Photo by Cristina Mittermeier
A map of the wildfires blazing across California, Oregon, and Washington on September 9, 2020. Image: Wikimedia Commons, 2020