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National Geographic

Alec Jacobson

3 May 2019

Kasensero, Uganda

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To reduce illegal fishing on Lake Victoria, Uganda overhauled management systems and sent in soldiers, who seized and burned illicit gear. Fish stocks appear to be rebounding, and outside investors are bringing in new...

Mountain Independent

Alec Jacobson

28 November 2017

Telluride, Colorado, United States

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Despite the United States withdrawal from the Kyoto Protocol under the Trump administration, many local governments across the country have recognized the detrimental effects of climate change and are taking action in...

National Geographic

Alec Jacobson

1 February 2017

Miahuatlan, Oaxaca, Mexico

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There's a mezcal boom happening around the world, but it originates in Oaxaca, Mexico. There some of the biggest players in the game are actively working to influence and stabilize the agave industry through sustainab...

Roads & Kingdoms

Alec Jacobson

7 December 2016

San Juan Del Rio, Queretaro, Mexico

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The production of mezcal keeps increasing, drawing the attention of big liquor brands who want to invest in the mezcal market. Entrepreneurs in Mexico, are teaming up with rural farmers, their collaboration could pote...

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