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Toxic Threads: Under Wraps

Publication | 5 December, 2012 at 17:00

Exposing the textile industry's role in polluting Mexico's rivers.

What's REDD gotta do with it ?

Feature story | 24 September, 2012 at 16:14

The "Governors' Climate and Forest task force" (GCF) - initiated by former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger - is meeting in Chiapas State, Mexico to discuss the future of forests.

Levi's shapes up to become a Detox leader

Feature story | 13 December, 2012 at 13:10

Levi Strauss & Co. today committed to go toxic-free. Why? Because you and hundreds of thousands of other people demanded that Levi’s “Go Forth and Detox”.

Exposed: Levi's, big fashion brands, caught out in Mexican pollution scandal

Press release | 5 December, 2012 at 14:30

Mexico City, 5 December 2012 – Greenpeace International investigations have revealed dumping of industrial wastewater containing toxic and hazardous chemicals from two of Mexico’s biggest textile manufacturing facilities. These facilities supply...

A Marine Reserve Network for the Gulf of California

Publication | 17 November, 2006 at 15:17

Life abounds in the Gulf of California.This wonderful sea shelters some of the richest fisheries in the world,contains more than thirty species of marine mammals,and sustains the northernmost coral reefs in the American Continent. Immense coastal...

Blow against Monsanto. No GE (or GM) soy allowed in Campeche, Mexico

Blog entry by Silvia Díaz Pérez | 14 March, 2014 1 comment

"The government secretariats of SAGARPA (Ministry of Agriculture) and SEMARNAT (Ministry of Environment) must guarantee that no genetically engineered (GE) soy will be grown in the state of Campeche starting from the 7th of March 2014"...

Esperanza sails into "world's aquarium"

Feature story | 17 November, 2006 at 0:00

The Gulf of California in Mexico was named the “World’s Aquarium” by Jacques Cousteau because of its rich marine life. A year after we began living the life aquatic on the Defending our Oceans expedition, the Esperanza is sailing into Mexico to ...

Healthy earth, healthy people, happy people

Blog entry by Aleira Lara Galicia | 18 February, 2014

"We have a commitment to protect what we have. Here, we grow everything we need: corn, pumpkins, chiles, flowers for our bees - and at the same time we respect and take advantage of natural cycles. We never run out of food, we don't...

NAFTA to study GMO contamination

Feature story | 20 June, 2002 at 0:00

The genetic contamination of maize in Mexico's Oaxaca state is a serious hazard for biodiversity in this region, a world centre of genetic diversity for the crop. Now a commission of NAFTA (North America Free Trade Agreement) has agreed to study...

Mexican whale santuary declared

Feature story | 24 May, 2002 at 0:00

Today Mexico decreed the Mexican Whale Sanctuary in all of its EEZ (exclusive economic zone) in the Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean and Caribbean Sea. The area of the sanctuary is approximately three million square kilometers.

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