Since the 1990s the watershed on the
Mexico/Guatemala border has come under
pressure from agriculture, pollution and poor
land management linked to coffee farming in the region. But recently there’s been a sea change driven by the coffee industry itself. Global demand for certified and organically grown coffee is booming – and producing a dividend for river systems in an area that currently produces half the world’s coffee. 40 per cent of the world’s population are without access to a latrine or toilet. In the International Year of Sanitation, Earth Report travels to Asia and Africa to see how attitudes are shifting.
Duration: 22 Minutes
Formats available : DVD