Young Ecuadorians promote green projects to mitigate climate change
21 December 2019 | 11:28 am
In the coastal city of Guayaquil, in southwestern Ecuador, two young environmental engineers fight against climate change by creating green walls, green roofs and sustainable buildings.
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