Costa Rica’s Ecological Success
In 1998 Costa Rica implemented a biodiversity law, which became a model for other countries. The law called for the creation of conservation areas and the sustainable use of natural resources.
In 2019 the UN named Costa Rica; “Champion of the Earth” for its ambitious plan to decarbonize its economy. To understand the trajectory of these achievements, Full Frame dives into a personal conversation with Dr. Arnoldo Andre. He is the Central American country’s current Minister of Foreign Affairs.
The World’s Cargo and its Modern-Day Challenges
The Panama Canal is still recognized as one of the wonders of the modern world. It is an integral part of global commercial infrastructure. In 2021, a record-breaking 516-million tons of merchandise crossed through the canal. Although, climate change is making its operation more challenging.
Climate is Culture with Claudia de Windt
In 1972, 114 governments met in the first-ever global climate meeting that took place in Stockholm. “The United Nations Conference on the Human Environment”, introduced a series of principles that gave priority to climate issues. It was a pivotal moment in time, as it influenced international environmental laws.
Throughout the decades, these laws have evolved due to geopolitics and perception. Full Frame ancho, Mike Walter, speaks to Claudia De Windt. She is an international lawyer and an expert in the areas of environmental law.