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A Better Bromeliad: Part 1

Celebrating 23 years of Kleinhans Fellows’ research, with thanks to Elysabeth Kleinhans.

Tarin Toledo Aceves is the Rainforest Alliance's Kleinhans Fellow. For the past two years, she has been developing a plan for the sustainable harvest of epiphytic bromeliads in Veracruz, Mexico and working with communities to conserve the flowering plants by establishing nurseries and educating local people.

Burning Peruvian forest - photo by Mohsin Kazmi

Forests are falling at an alarming rate.

Each minute, 50 acres are destroyed.