The Beauty of Wildlife, and an Artistic Call to Protect It
TED Countdown Summit
Investigating humanity’s relationship to nature, Isabella Kirkland shares work that takes a creative stand against ecological despair — and quietly urges climate action through permanent images of vanishing wildlife.

How Will You Be Remembered? Here’s How to Adopt a ‘Legacy’ Mindset
The Washington Post
As you think about which goals to pursue in the new year, consider one with lasting impact: building a legacy which benefits others and will survive beyond your lifetime.

Human Connections Launching Gifts of the Earth Tour
Human Connections
We are thrilled to announce a brand new tour experience. This experience blends art, culture, and nature, and is the beginning of a new chapter for our tour program.

Puerto Vallarta’s Somos Festival Fundraiser to Sponsor Attendees
DJ Mag
Queer music and arts festival, Somos, which takes place in Puerto Vallarta, has launched a fundraiser to sponsor members of its community to attend.

Survey Finds Over 80% of Expats ‘Very Satisfied’ With Life in Mexico
Mexico News Daily
The vast majority of Mexico-based foreign retirees and other older expats are satisfied with their life here and feel safe in the country, according to the results of a recent survey.

Sea Turtle Nesting Season Draws to a Close on Banderas Bay
Grupo Ecológico de la Costa Verde
Except for eight late nests in the nursery, the 2023 nesting season has come to a mellow end, although we may still see a few late natural nests on the beach.

Mexico’s First Couple Call for Love, Peace, and Solidarity
In an uplifting Christmas message imbued with love and humanism, Mexico’s President, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, along with his wife, Beatriz Gutiérrez, extended heartfelt wishes to all Mexicans, emphasizing a time for peace, joy, and solidarity.

Holiday Updates From RISE Shelter for Infants and Children
Refugio Infantil Santa Esperanza
This is a wonderful time to reflect on all that RISE has been able to achieve throughout the year and we are ever so grateful to all of you who have helped us do so.

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