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20Mar2012
The Butterfly Effect: Study Sheds Light on Monarch Trek

Postmedia News

An impressive 10 per cent of the butterflies that reach Canada and the Northern United States make the entire trip directly from Mexico in a single sweep migration.

20Mar2012
Climate Change Could Wipe Out Rarest Forests

IANS

High in the mountains of nations like Mexico and Costa Rica, huge cloud banks blanket vast stretches of forest. Cloud forests are rare: They make up less than 3 percent of all tropical forests. They are also particularly vulnerable to climate change, which means they may all but disappear during this century.

19Mar2012
Earth Day 2012 - Mobilize the Earth

EarthDay.org

As the 42nd Anniversary of Earth Day approaches, people are becoming frustrated with the failure of governments to take any steps toward protecting the environment. The Earth Day 2012 campaign is designed to provide people with the opportunity to unite their voices in a call for a sustainable future.

16Mar2012
Are We Running Out of Water?

National Geographic

Early in 2001, the Rio Grande River failed to reach the Gulf of Mexico for the first time. With that nefarious event the Rio Grande joined a growing list of once-mighty rivers that are running dry from overuse.

15Mar2012
Monarch Butterflies Drop 28 Percent in Mexico

Associated Press

A report says the number of Monarch butterflies wintering in Mexico dropped 28.1 percent this year. The drop is due in part to droughts in areas of the United States and Canada where the butterflies breed and migrate.

15Mar2012
Floods Spurred by Rising Seas Threaten 5 Million in US

Reuters

For the nearly 5 million people who live along the coasts from Maine to the Gulf of Mexico and the West Coast, rising seas fueled by global warming have doubled the risk of so-called once-a-century floods, according to a trio of environmental reports released on Wednesday.

14Mar2012
Greenpeace Launches Campaign Against Mexican Resort Project

EFE

Greenpeace has launched a campaign to drum up local opposition to a tourist project in the northwestern Mexican state of Baja California Sur that opponents say will threaten the nearby Cabo Pulmo marine reserve.

14Mar2012
Mexico Invests Heavily in Disaster Insurance

Epoch Times

With natural disasters exacting devastating financial tolls around the world, Mexico is investing hundreds of millions in preventive measures against drought and climate change.

12Mar2012
Mexico City Rolls Out First Fleet Of Hybrid Buses in LatAm

EFE

The Mexico City government has unveiled a fleet of eight diesel-electric hybrid buses that will be the first to hit the roads in Latin America. The new buses have a system that combines an internal combustion engine and an electric motor and are to be used on the Mexico City Metrobus system.

12Mar2012
Energy Sector Facing Winds of Change

The News

Three more wind energy parks are up and running on the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, Oaxaca, making Mexico home to the largest wind farm in Latin America. The new wind parks, with of 204 turbines, can produce 306 megawatts (MW) annually and power thousands of homes.


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