Last year’s Amazon fires threatened my family and health, but thankfully didn’t harm them. And yet, they took so much — from all of us.

Fires raging in the Brazilian Amazon rainforest, in August 2019. (photo by Victor Moriyama / Greenpeace)

Jemel McWilliams speaks on his journey

A closeup photo of Jemel McWilliams at an event in 2017. He is wearing a hat.
Jemel McWilliams attends the Syncopated Ladies LA concert at the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre on July 28, 2017 in Hollywood, California. Photo: Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic/Getty Images

Calabash Tea & Tonic is a place of healing — especially for the communities of color often left out of the mainstream vegan movement

Photo: Jai Williams

Mehta Joins Forces with Women’s Empowerment NGO

Deepa Mehta speaks with Sambhali Trust Founder Govind Rathore -Image courtesy of ChangeStream Media

Lola Méndez

Lola Méndez is an Uruguayan-American freelance journalist writing about sustainability, travel, culture, wellness, lifestyle, and more.

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