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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.

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...

Safeguard the Vaquita

Action | 20 February, 2015 at 15:00

Ask the President of Mexico to ban all types of fishing that affect the vaquita, and to declare a Marine Reserve in its entire habitat.

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...

Grrrowd: How much justice can we crowdsource?

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | 24 December, 2014

Take a crowd, add a Grrrowl, and what have you got? A Grrrowd. Think of it as a Kickstarter or Indiegogo for justice. Citizens band together to fund not just good causes, but good cases: legal action that can bring down polluting...

Defending Mexico's water

Blog entry by Robin Perkins | 24 March, 2015 1 comment

This weekend the world celebrated World Water Day – a reminder of how crucial it is for us to protect and defend our waterways and ensure we can all have access to clean, safe water – a human right, recognised by the United Nations. ...

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 ...

FACTSHEET: The Gulf of California: Tourism that kills

Publication | 5 December, 2006 at 15:29

The Gulf of California, also known as the “World’s Aquarium”, receives around 2.1 million tourists every year. More than half of them are foreigners, mostly from the U.S. They generate revenue of nearly 2,000 million dollars. 68.8% of the...

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