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SoJo Exchange

Our independent, women-run media organization shares in-depth journalism about solutions to environmental and social challenges—including mental health, which is under threat like never before in Costa Rica and Central America. Contact us to suggest a mental health solution we should cover in Central America in 2024, or to learn more about how to partner with us as a donor or sponsor so that we can share more solutions across the region.

‘Managed retreat’ from climate disasters can reinvent cities so they’re better for everyone – and avoid more flooding, heat and fires

Sometimes small adaptations can help reduce the heat or minimize the damage. But when the risks get too high, one strategy that has to be considered is managed retreat – the purposeful movement of people, buildings and other infrastructure away from highly hazardous places.

A desert city tries to save itself with rain

The desert city has gradually implemented policies over the past decade to further water harvesting with the aim of bolstering conservation, lowering water bills and creating more green spaces.

Gulf Coast communities are solving their own flooding crisis. It could be a model for cities nationwide.

By Greta Moran, Grist, May 07, 2021 - Our team at El Colectivo 506 is proud to be working with the Solutions Journalism Network on this...
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Online payment processing in Costa Rica: what small business owners need to know

Do you have a business that’s ready to sell online? What do you need to know in order to set up online payment processing?...

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