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‘Letter Project’ Makes End-of-Life Wishes Clear to Their Doctors and Their Family

New America Media

The project addresses a critical need. According to a 2014 report, 70 percent of older adults are too ill to make decisions about their treatment when they are nearing the end of their lives.

Environmentalists Sue to Block US Wall with Mexico

The Associated Press

Three advocacy groups have sued the federal government to block construction of a border wall with Mexico, alleging that the Trump administration overstepped its authority by waiving environmental reviews.

Rise in Mexican Women Looking for Alternatives to Cesarean Sections


Mexico has one of the highest cesarean section rates in the world. But as well-trained midwives become more available, natural birth is coming into vogue.

UN Earth Alert: Nature Is on the Verge of Bankruptcy

Inter Press Service

Pressures on global land resources are now greater than ever, as a rapidly increasing population coupled with rising levels of consumption is placing ever-larger demands on the world’s land-based natural capital, warns a new United Nations report.

Why Is Scorpion Antivenin So Affordable in Mexico, But Not in America?


In Mexico, deadly scorpions are more widespread over a larger geographical area. Stings are more common and doctors there treat nearly 250,000 patients per year.

Pope Francis Slams ’Stupid’ Climate Change Deniers

Al Jazeera

Pontiff calls on politicians to take scientists’ advice as he raises alarm over global warming after major storms.

Indigenous Women in Mexico Have Limited Access to Health Services

The Fulano Forum

Affiliation with health services does not assure an effective access for indigenous women. For this reason, that sector of the population has twice to risk of dying from preventable illnesses than the rest of the women in Mexico.

Al Gore Warned Climate Change Worsens Hurricanes


When Al Gore’s climate-change documentary An Inconvenient Sequel opened, the right-leaning media was quick to dismiss it as a “bomb.” But to dwell on its box office receipts is to the miss the point. The film’s message is no more critical than it is right now.

US Senate Panel Votes to Reverse Mexico City Policy, Signaling Support for Global Family-Planning


In a move likely to prove only symbolic, the Senate Appropriations Committee voted on Thursday to overturn the Mexico City Policy, which President Trump announced in January he would reinstate and which the State Department formalized in May.

Pacific Nations Promise to Recover Bluefin Tuna

Van Nuys News Press

Last week Pacific nations came together and agreed, for the first time, to recover the population of Pacific bluefin tuna to a sustainable level.

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