Juan Pablo Culasso is a birdwatcher in Uruguay, but he doesn’t see birds the way that most birdwatchers do. In fact, he doesn’t see them at all. Born without sight, Culasso listens to the birds and has developed a keen ability to identify their distinct calls and melodies. He has also embarked on a quest to record their sounds to help conserve his country’s natural heritage in an audio archive.

Jaureguiberry’s elementary school is giving kids in Uruguay a first hand look about environmental sustainability. The school was built with recycled materials, and students grow indoor and outdoor edible gardens.

After 50 years serving at her children’s clothing store, Lira is making a decision. Montevideo has changed and so did she.

In Cañada de Sarandí, a rural village in Cerro Largo, Uruguay, a family is waiting for the electricity to arrive. This video is part of a multimedia story from El Observador.

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