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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.

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...

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 ...

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.

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...

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.

Mexico ratifies Biosafety Protocol

Feature story | 30 April, 2002 at 0:00

Today Mexico's senate ratified the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety, a crucial instrument of the Convention on Biodiversity that aims to establish a system for the safe transfer, handling and use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

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