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01Apr2012
Coral Damage Linked to Deepwater Horizon Spill

CNN

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill damaged coral formations deep beneath the surface of the Gulf of Mexico and miles from the ruptured well at the heart of the disaster, researchers reported last week.

29Mar2012
Profepa Rescues 40 Exotic Animals

The News

The Attorney General for Environmental Protection (Profepa) rescued 40 exotic animals this month, including a spider monkey, two types of land turtles, eight parrots and two mockingbirds.

27Mar2012
New Eco-Friendly Homes in Cancun

The News

The homes are built with eco-technologies which help protect the environment and contribute to economic savings for the owners; they are equipped with insulated roofs, water-saving systems and energy-saving lightbulbs.

25Mar2012
'Living, Breathing Archeology' in the Arizona Desert

NPR

If you walk through the desert in southern Arizona you can find evidence of a major migration. Water bottles, shoes, food wrappers - these are some of the things left behind by the thousands of people who try to cross the border between Mexico and the United States every year.

23Mar2012
Greenpeace Protests Toxic Pollution of Mexican Waters

EFE

Environmental watchdog Greenpeace denounced on World Water Day the pollution of rivers and other surface waters in Mexico and asked the government to establish a policy of zero dumping of toxic substances by 2020.

21Mar2012
Stubborn Drought Expected to Tax Mexico for Years

Reuters

A severe drought in Mexico that has cost farmers more than a billion dollars in crop losses alone and set back the national cattle herd for years, is just a foretaste of the drier future facing Latin Americas second largest economy.

21Mar2012
Rare Russian Whale Tracked to Mexico

OurAmazingPlanet

Varvara, one of perhaps 130 remaining western gray whales, ventured from her native habitat in the chilly Pacific Ocean off Russia for thousands of miles to balmy lagoons off the coast of Mexico. Now shes on her way back.

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.


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