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New Water Fund in Mexico for People and Nature

Conservancy Talk

That’s why I was delighted to be in Monterrey, Mexico today to celebrate the launch of the Monterrey Metropolitan Water Fund (FAMM).

San Miguel de Allende: leading Mexico's green revolution

Green Traveler Guides

It quickly dawns on us that, arguably, San Miguel de Allende could be the greenest city in all Mexico. But, significantly, not all of it.

Five Years After BP Spill, Gulf of Mexico is Rekindling Responsibility for the Gulf’s Future

Conservancy Talk

Last week marked both the fifth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and the 45th Earth Day. environment.

Isla Isabel – Mexico’s Galapagos

10,000 Birds

Isla Isabel, a picturesque volcanic island situated 15 miles off Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit coast, is just such a place. Surprisingly, very few people visit each year (permission is required but easily obtainable) and a visit can be tied into excellent endemic birding around San Blas. One of the sheltered bays on Isla Isabel.

Ecotourism in New Mexico-Where Culture and Nature Converge

Wend Magazine

The cultural heart of New Mexico is the Taos Pueblo , the active community and historical home of the Taos Pueblo Indians.

My Accidental Diet—That Everyone Should Do.

Elephant Journal

Yeah, I know what some people are thinking: “Shut up you. Food Health & Wellness Z ADMIN Food Featured Today Z ADMIN Wellness Featured Today diet health mexico processed foods weight loss

Sustainable Solutions: The Outdoor Brand that Connects Adventurers with Low-Income Artisans.

Elephant Journal

Adventurous people around the world are going to spend billions of dollars annually on fashion and gear.

The One True way to Connection with our Compassion.

Elephant Journal

I had been shocked to read all those comments on Facebook from people who are my friends and who I surround myself with. Arts & Culture Food Inspiring (Wow) compassion gratitude human beings lesson life mexico oranges peopleThey did not have a dying wife in the hospital. They had.

How a Superfood is Helping Mexican Women Cultivate a Better Life.

Elephant Journal

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Oaxaca, Mexico: microfinance for tourists

Green Traveler Guides

So it is with the most worthy touring concept we have met in a long time— Fundación En Vía: Travel, Learn, Fight Poverty of Oaxaca, Mexico.

Canary in the Cornfield: Why the Fuss about Monarchs?

Nature Conservancy - Science

The most recent overwintering population in Mexico covered about 0.67 WWF-Mexico. 4 p. Photo courtesy of Lewis Feldkamp. What can we do?

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Meet the Ocellated Turkey

Nature Conservancy - Science

But protected areas also must benefit local people so they are not forced to poach turkeys. An ocellated turkey male. Meet the ocellated turkey.

Jalisco, Mexico: a fiesta of quince

Green Traveler Guides

This is why, despite its overly publicized problems, we still love this country and its resilient people. but much beloved here. El membrillo.

The Four Biggest Hazards Facing Monarch Butterflies, and How You Can Help

Nature Conservancy - Science

Twenty years ago, monarch butterflies occupied so much area in Mexico during the winter you could see it from space. What’s really going on?

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Osprey Cam 2014: Reality TV Featuring Our Wild Neighbors

Nature Conservancy - Science

Watch frequently, share with friends and help us in our work to protect and restore a healthy Gulf – benefiting people and ospreys!

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For Earth Week: Three Transformative Ideas to Save the Planet

Conservancy Talk

Focusing instead on the benefits nature provides—clean air, healthy soil, fresh water, coastal buffers from storms—can attract more people to our side and unlock new sources of funding for protection. In the Gulf of Mexico, for example, the Nature Conservancy is restoring 100 miles of oyster reefs at a cost of about $1.5 In the U.S.,

Will You Take the Vegan Chalk Challenge?


Last weekend I was out with a couple friends and we had at least 10 people stop to tell us they loved our messages. And that it has!

Red Tide Blooms Threaten Gulf of Oman, Shut Down Kalba Desalinization Plants

Green Prophet

experienced the effects of a lingering red tide outbreak in the eastern Gulf of Mexico during the early 1990s. The answer is all of the above.

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10 Unexpected Impacts of Climate Change

Nature Conservancy - Science

For Earth Week, we look at some of the unexpected potential effects of climate change, for both people and wildlife. Droughts. Worse Allergies.

Nature’s Climate Solutions

Conservancy Talk

Improve Land Management : Smart land use practices can lower greenhouse gas emissions while also generating benefits for people and nature.

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Got Oysters? We Have an App for That

Nature Conservancy - Science

At the coast, the river flows into Sabine Lake, which is home to the Sabine Lake Oyster Reef, the largest remaining oyster reef in the Gulf of Mexico.

Can Healthy Rivers and Hydropower Co-exist?

Conservancy Talk

Experts predict that we will be 9 billion people sharing one planet by 2050. Where will we find enough energy to power our growing population?

Why I Fell in Love with Mexico City

Eco Chic

Starre Vartan in Mexico City. Escapes condesa df fabulous mexico mexico city roma tane tourism young modern

10,000 Improved Cookstoves – The Beginning of Eradicating Open Fire Cooking in Mexico

Green (Living) Review

Ten thousand families in Mexico now have a safer, healthier, more efficient way to cook. Hear more of her story in this video.

Alternative summit on environment and people held in Bolivia

Green Blog

The First World People’s Conference on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth (WPCCC) took place April 19-22 near Cochabamba, Bolivia.

Mexico City Bouncing Back from “Dark Days”

Eco Friendly Daily

Mexico City’s infamous smog clears, a little.   Reuters, January 28. Source: Frank Jack Daniel.  Black Gold Environment

Bike-Sharing Programs Hit the Streets in Over 500 Cities Worldwide

Green Blog

And on any given Sunday in Mexico City, some 15,000 cyclists join together on a circuit of major thoroughfares closed to motorized traffic.

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The Tufted Jays of Nayarit

10,000 Birds

Mexico is the best country in the world for jays. Tufted Jay habitat in Mexico’s Sierra Madre. Tufted Jay poses nicely.

San Francisco: Bay Area Green Tours leads the way

Green Traveler Guides

Vegan Travel Bloggers ‘Mindful Wanderlust’ Find a Gem in Cancun


Vegan activist couple, travel bloggers, and overall adorable people Giselle and Cody know an awesome destination when they find one.

BP Should Pay Maximum Civil Damages for Deepwater Horizon.

Sierra Club Compass

BP pleaded guilty of criminal negligence in the spill and a cover-up to hide the extent of the damage from Congress and the American people.

In a Remote Alaska Rainforest, a Tribe Protects Habitat and Restores Culture

Nature Conservancy - Science

Hydaburg”s Totem Park. Photo: Matt Miller/TNC. By Matt Miller, senior science writer. The rest of the year, we carved.”. There Was a Great Void”.

Osprey Cam: Reality TV Featuring Our Wild Neighbors

Nature Conservancy - Science

Bama, the patriarch of the family ,  brings in several fish a day from Perdido Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, both of which are less than a mile away. Allie and Bama have food sources for their young in nearby Perdido Bay as well as the Gulf of Mexico. By Jeff Dequattro, Coastal Programs Office, Alabama. They are just cool!

10 Things Creative People Know

The Green Changemakers

We have been working as creativity facilitators for close to two decades, and whenever we ask people this question, shockingly few hands go up.

Are We Losing Our Wetlands Conservation Legacy?

Nature Conservancy - Science

With people starving, who could possibly care about birds? Photo: Giuseppe Saitta. By Matt Miller, senior science writer. For now. Not at all.

Quick Study: When Can Eating More Fish Actually Benefit Fish Populations and Fishermen?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Plate-sized red snapper are popular in restaurants in La Paz, Mexico. Photo by Flickr user dani0010 /Creative Commons. Wentz, O. Maxey, S.

Can Both People and Nature Benefit from Development Mitigation?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Both developers and conservationists need a way to ensure that mitigation doesn’t unintentionally hurt people,” says Tallis. Heather Tallis.

People and Nature: Announcing Our New Social Scientists

Nature Conservancy - Science

Goats belonging to Samburu tribe drinking at Namunyak water project, part of The Northern Rangelands Trust’s work in northern Kenya.

Mother Earth Bleeds

Green Earth Journey

dont give a shit if they have qualifications, obviously the people with qualifications are dumbfounded. How dare this happen?

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Indigenous Peoples of North America at Clime Conference in Cochabamba

Green (Living) Review

The convocation this morning included a multi-cultural blessing ceremony by Indigenous Peoples from across the Americas, and speeches by representatives of social movements from five continents on the urgency of the climate crisis and the need for bold action that protects both human rights and the environment.