Once cleaned of heavy metals, microplastics, and sand, sargassum is finding many potential uses in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, particularly as biogas, but also biofertilizer, cellulose packaging, and even artificial vegan leather. But regulatory hurdles are delaying range of responses.
‘Unprecedented’ Canadian Forest Fires Cause Air Quality Alerts Across U.S.
Smoke from more than 200 wildfires burning across Canada has been turning skies hazy in North American cities far from the flames.
Abbott’s Border Wall Meets the Endangered Milkweed
While courts have concluded the federal government can waive virtually any laws it wants to build walls on the US-Mexico border, the same can’t be said for Texas Governor Greg Abbot’s promised state efforts.
The Environmental Scientist Out to Decolonize Conservation
Indigenous communities ‘are seen as research subjects rather than researchers.’
TAKE ACTION: Witness at the Border to Restore Asylum
Attend: Witness at the Border to Restore Asylum: Amor, No Odio LOVE, NOT HATE 4-day event Friday, Feb 14 – Monday, Feb 17 The Muslim Ban…Family Separation…Children in Cages…the cruel policy of Remain in Mexico (MPP)…now PACR and HARP—stealth policies that rush the deportation of asylum seekers. Witnessing is the […]
Another Monarch Defender Killed in Mexico Preserve
Monarch mural in Mexico. Image: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service – Midwest Region. Raúl Hernández Romero received death threats before his body was found, family says. Julia Conley Human rights defenders on Monday demanded a full investigation into the death of a second conservation activist in Michoacan state, Mexico, after […]
VIDEO: How Border Enforcement Hurts Children
Hurts may not always be visible, but that doesn’t mean they weren’t intended, panelists say. Greg Harman This week, a handful of parents were allowed to fly into the United States from Guatemala City to claim their children. Not that the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement wanted to release their […]
Witnesses Begin Documenting “Remain in Mexico”
As part of #TargetMPP, witnesses begin reporting back on the disastrous impact of Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” program in Brownsville/Matamoros. Marisol Cortez I met Joshua Rubin, I think, at an action down in Carrizo Springs last summer, outside a new child detention facility set to open its door to fresh […]