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    B.o.B: Barrera o Basura (Barrier or Garbage) in the Matías Hernández

    The first river intervention project consisted of the installation of a floating barrier “B.o.B” in the Matías Hernández River to more easily trap and collect the waste that flows down this river and prevent it from reaching the coast and the mangrove. This system has been tested in other countries and was also effective in […]
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    Mangrove recovery

    The project to clean up and recover the mangroves of Costa del Este, Panama City, consisted of collecting the waste accumulated among the mangroves that affect this important ecosystem. Much of this waste comes down from the communities surrounding the middle and upper watershed of the Matías Hernández River and reaches the coast, accumulating with […]
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  • Education

    Aulas Verdes: (Green Classrooms)

    We implemented the Audubon Society of Panama’s Green Classrooms environmental education program in the Estado de Israel and Carlos A. Mendoza elementary schools, located in the middle watershed of the Matías Hernández River. Once or twice a week, environmental educators visited schools and gave talks on various environmental topics to 807 students from 5th and […]
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    Dermar Arat XXI

    The Dermar Arat XXI scarves, which means Marea Verde in the Guna language, were inspired by the renowned Guna molas and their close relationship with terrestrial and marine nature. This collection incorporated a variant on the original designs by depicting plastic waste alongside the traditional elements of the molas. In an artistic way, we were […]
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    The Plastic Route

    We carried out this pilot project to test the functioning of the construction of roads made with a mixture of asphalt and recycled plastic. Approximately 6 metric tons of plastic were needed for every 500 m of road. We carried out a pilot on two roads: one in Vacamonte and the other in Chiriqui. In […]
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