EcoPlanet Bamboo is calling on t-shirt designers around the globe to join EcoPlanet Bamboo. Be the Change. Design a Tee. contest.
EcoPlanet Bamboo Central America’s Rio Siquia plantation is currently testing a natural and sustainable approach to moving water across our Guadua bamboo plantation.
EcoPlanet Bamboo Central America and the residents of La Fonseca, a local town near our Guadua bamboo plantations, celebrated La Fonseca Dia del Medio ambiente or Environmental Day of La Fonseca.
EcoPlanet Bamboo releases the third volume of our company wide newsletter, GreenShoots.
Forests are the richest ecosystems of all. They provide a home to two thirds of all known species of terrestrial plants and animals while covering only eight percent of the planet. Forests also help regulate climate and weather...
At EcoPlanet Bamboo Central America, we are fully committed to drive positive change in our communities.
EcoPlanet Bamboo, in affiliation with the World Bamboo Organization, is sponsoring “World Bamboo Day Contest 2012”.
Sea turtles throughout the world’s oceans are threatened. In many Central American countries, intensive conservation efforts are slowly bringing back sea turtle populations.
EcoPlanet Bamboo Central America is fully committed to improving lives of our surrounding communities through the adoption of socially responsible policies that reduce poverty by improving livelihoods and maximizing positive...
As the culmination of a 6 week training course on the use of semi processed bamboo in local industries, the attendees from surrounding communities constructed a guadua bamboo gazebo and kitchen on EcoPlanet Bamboo's Nicaraguan...
As a semi autonomous state, the Region Autonomo Atlantico Sur of Nicaragua, known as the RAAS, has an independent council that aims to guide Central Government on the region's development.
In rural Nicaragua many communities and individuals still live subsistence livelihoods, having not yet made the shift to a cash economy.
BBC World Affairs Correspondent Mike Wooldridge travels to EcoPlanet Bamboo's Nicaraguan plantations to investigate whether bamboo really will be the timber of the 21st Century...
EcoPlanet Bamboo has been preparing our Nicaraguan bamboo plantations for certification under the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).
EcoPlanet Bamboo aims to maximize social impact through (1) job creation and (2) development of locally based SMEs relating to bamboo.
As a country, Nicaragua has a lot on offer...
Although fires are rare in Nicaragua’s Atlantic region with its high humidity and frequent rainfall, an active fire team and management procedures are important within our Guadua Bamboo plantations.
Our Guadua Bamboo is growing rapidly. In the short 6 months since planting, the seedlings have grown into plants well over 6ft tall, with numerous culms per clump.
EcoPlanet Bamboo Central America is now on Twitter. Follow us @EPBambooCA
Carbon finance plays an integral role in EcoPlanet Bamboo’s business model, and all plantations are developed in line with strict carbon eligibility requirements.
In the third week of December EcoPlanet Bamboo had a Christmas party for all our bamboo plantation workers and their families.
A story of how EcoPlanet Bamboo's Central American plantations are affecting long term social empowerment in the rural areas of Nicaragua's Atlantic Coast.
EcoPlanet Bamboo is sponsoring a new bamboo bike, proving it can go the distance, as Jack Morris traverses portions of Africa and Europe on a long distance ride.
Despite popular belief, Nicarargua continues to flourish under Ortega's rule. The Economist has the following to say:
October saw a month of expert advice and learning at EcoPlanet Bamboo's Nicaraguan plantations as extended visits and eductional sessions were carried out by 3 of the leading names within the bamboo world - Jorg Stamm,...
EcoPlanet Bamboo is creating valuable employment opportunities for the communities surrounding our Nicaraguan farms.
Ray Withers recently visited Nicaragua for the first time since EcoPlanet Bamboo started operations. During this visit he spent time on both the Rio Siquia and Rio Kama plantations.
The Oxford Centre for Tropical Forests (OCTF) is a network of Oxford University departments and neighbouring NGOs, consultancies and businesses in the Oxford area.
EcoPlanet Bamboo has undertaken testing of MicroSoil on the growth of Guadua angustifolia within its designated research area on the Rio Kama Farm. A one hectare plot was treated with the product.
EcoPlanet Bamboo has released a unique offering to invest in an asset backed Bamboo Bond relating to its Rio Kama bamboo plantation in Nicaragua. Bonds generate a fixed annual return and are available for a fifteen year period.
EcoPlanet Bamboo is the largest private owner and operator of bamboo plantations in Nicaragua, with over 1,200 hectares (3,000 acres) of Guadua angustifolia under development.
EcoPlanet Bamboo has begun the professional construction of a road connecting the farm to the closest paved road and transecting the length of Rio Siquia Farm.
Land preparation for the planting of Guadua angustifolia on the 230ha (578 acres) EcoPlanet Bamboo Rio Siquia Farm in Nicaragua is well underway. This is a multi step process and is one of the most intense phases of project...
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