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22Apr2017
Facts on Earth Day About Health, Environment, Planet, Pollution, Plants and Animals

Mic

The first Earth Day was in 1970. What’s changed since? Our population has doubled. We’re emitting 2.4 times more CO2. Sea levels have risen 4 inches. But the world has also changed for the better.

21Apr2017
Tourism in Mexico Threatened By Climate Change

Prensa Latina

The main Mexican tourist destinations on the beach are highly exposed to the effects of climate change due to sea level rise, especially in the Caribbean region.

20Apr2017
Unprecedented Progress Against Neglected Tropical Diseases in the Americas

Pan American Health Organization

The World Health Organization reported remarkable achievements in tackling neglected tropical diseases, which affect primarily populations living in extreme poverty and cause suffering, permanent disability, and death.

19Apr2017
US-Mexico Wall Puts Animals in Danger of Extinction

teleSUR

A wall along the United States/Mexico border could seriously disrupt the natural habitats and movements of many animals species that live there.

18Apr2017
New United Nations Report Highlights Impact of Climate Change on Health

Eurasia Review

While a new UN report finds that health risks related to climate change are on the rise worldwide, it avers that coordinated international responses can help prevent some of the worst impacts of climate change on health.

17Apr2017
The Race to Save Mexico's Vaquita from Extinction

PRI's The World

Illegal fishermen in northern Mexico are being blamed for driving the world’s most endangered marine mammal to the brink of extinction.

15Apr2017
Fight Depression by Eating a Teaspoon of Mexico's Native Chia Seeds Daily

SmartCookie

Experts from the Central Food Technological Research Institute are regarding chia seeds, once consumed by some of the most ancient civilizations like the Mayans and the Aztecs, as the new superfood for depression.

14Apr2017
Fishermen in Nayarit Lobby for Mangrove Protection

Al Jazeera

Mexico has the fourth highest number of mangroves in the world and millions depend on them for their livelihoods. Fishermen have joined a government fight to stop mangroves from being destroyed.

13Apr2017
The 'Dolls of Culiacan': New Plastic Surgery Craze Sweeps Mexican Cartel Land

Sputnik News

Women in Mexico’s drug-trafficking regions are setting a new trend: surgical enhancement that makes them look like inflated dolls. The trend is particularly prevalent in states such as Sinaloa.

12Apr2017
Sewage Dumping Seen Affecting Rural Mexico Health

TRT World

Residents of a rural community in Hidalgo state, north of Mexico City report a myriad of diseases ranging from birth defects to conjunctivitis, which they attribute to water pollution caused by sewage from Mexico City being pumped directly into their water reservoir.


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