Understanding the economics that underpins forest fires offers us insight into how to solve this problem. Continue Reading
Niyanta Spelman is the founder and CEO of Rainforest Partnership, an Austin, Texas-headquartered nonprofit that achieves durable results in rainforest protection through rainforest community-based projects which create the incomes that take the economic incentives out of deforestation. Rainforest Partnership understands that economic problems demand economic responses. A visionary and inspirational leader, Spelman leads a dedicated team in Peru, Ecuador, Texas and elsewhere in fulfilling Rainforest Partnership’s mission to protect tropical rainforests.