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CDMX Chokes in Longest Pollution Alert in 2 Decades

The Independent

Authorities in Mexico City have ordered cars off the streets and warned people about exercising outdoors as the sprawling metropolis chokes in its worst smog for nearly two decades.

The U.S. Is the Most Obese Nation in the World, Just Ahead of Mexico


The obesity rate for American adults came in at a whopping 38.2%, which puts it at the top of the heftiest-nations-in-the-world rankings. Running at a not-too-close second is Mexico, with 32.4% of population considered obese.

The Unstoppable Destruction of the World’s Forests

Inter Press Service

The world’s ancient forests are in crisis - a staggering 80 per cent have already been destroyed or degraded and much of what remains is under threat from illegal and destructive logging.

US and Mexico Pledge to Bolster Efforts to Combat Deadly Tide of Fentanyl


The United States and Mexico pledged to step up efforts to beat the growing threat of fentanyl, a synthetic opiate up to 50 times more lethal than heroin blamed for the deaths of thousands of people in recent years.

Tuna Consumption Must Stop to Save a Great Species

Expert Click

Tuna has become a staple of nearly every American’s diet - yet most of us have no clue about the economics and environmental impact involved in getting fish from the sea to our plates.

Expanded Mexico City Policy to Allocate $9B for Global Health Services That Refuse to Provide Abortions

Independent UK

Donald Trump is dramatically expanding the federal government’s support for health care organizations that agree to not provide abortion services to the tune of nearly $9bn.

Environmentalists Face Uphill Battle on Border Wall

Cronkite News

As the bidding war for the construction of President Donald Trump’s wall comes to a close, many environmental activists remain concerned over the potential impact it will have on wildlife and ecology on the border.

World’s Reportedly Heaviest Man Recovering After Successful Bypass Surgery in Mexico

The Star Online

The man believed to be the world’s heaviest is recovering from biliopancreatic bypass surgery in Mexico, after doctors recommended the procedure amidst fears for the patient’s health.

Leonardo DiCaprio Tweets to Save Mexico’s Vaquita


Leave it to Leonardo DiCaprio to remind us that social media can serve a porpoise. The vaquita porpoise, to be precise.

Drinking Tequila Could Help Strengthen Bones and Fight Osteoporosis, Science Says

The Independent

Tequila is great for a lot things – especially making tasty Margaritas – but according to new research, it could also be good for your bones.

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