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CLIMATE CROWD NEWSLETTER - March 2019

Climate Crowd is a crowdsourcing initiative that convenes and supports a network of partners to gather data on how climate change is impacting people and nature, and supports on-the-ground projects that help rural communities adapt while reducing pressure on biodiversity.

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Researchers from UT Austin have developed a new technology that uses solar power and special gels to pull moisture out of the air. This technology could help people in rural communities around the world that are struggling with access to freshwater. Learn more
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Families in Santa Lucia, Mexico are struggling to cope with hotter summer temperatures, colder winter temperatures, erratic rainfall, and pests, all of which have affected crop production. A new Climate Crowd project will teach local middle and high school students about climate science and how to develop interventions that boost community resilience to the effects of climate change, including through the construction of small-scale greenhouses and xeriscaped gardens. Learn more
Climate Change in the Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve

Climate Crowd partners sat down with a local forest manager to learn how climate change has affected Mexico's Monarch Butterfly Reserve, and the communities that live nearby. Read the full interview here
Want to learn how communities in other parts of Mexico are responding to climate change? Browse interviews with local people or read our Mexico summary report
Banner photo: © Nikhil Advani / WWF-US; Woman looking for water in lower Loita, Kenya: © Ami Vitale / WWF-UK; Students of Santa Lucia: © WWF Climate Crowd; Butterflies at Monarch Biosphere Reserve: © Eric Rock / Natural Habitat Adventures
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