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Oaxaca: Bounty placed on head of female rights-defender for 100,000 pesos

Photo @Voces de Oaxaca

On 19 August, the indigenous human-rights defender Silvia Pérez Yescas, member of Conservation, Investigation, and Exploitation of Natural Resources (CIARENA), received notice that in the community of San José Río Manzo, unknown persons had placed a bounty on her head amounting to 100,000 pesos, this following a long absence of hers from her home. 209 more words

Oaxaca

WWF Russia, Tattoo Artists Join Forces for Animal Awareness Campaign

Donating money every month is one way to show your commitment to the protection of animals, but how about a piece of body art that lasts forever?www… 302 more words

Endangered Species

Oil Company Detonates C4 in Dolphin, Manatee, and Turtle Habitat – Shrimpers Are Outraged

The state of Louisiana appears to have put the interests of recreational duck hunting ahead of the welfare of endangered species or the economic need of shrimpers, and have granted the Castex Energy company permission to assault a 435 square mile region of shallow coastal water with explosive seismic tests. 1,068 more words

Endangered Species

Fighting Drought Through Technology

From earlier blog posts you may be able to tell that I am deeply invested in the current severe drought in my home state of California. 206 more words

Climate Change

Adventures on Arran.

My friend Beth and I recently embarked on an adventure, set on the picturesque Isle of Arran, Scotland. I’m embarrassed to add that this was only my first visit to Scotland. 378 more words

'Tipping Point' for Rhinos

What does this mean? The rate of rhino deaths has surpassed the rate of births.

Poaching and hunting of rhinos has been going on for years. 212 more words

Rhino Ramblings

Spotlight On: The Central Basin Municipal Water District

This week, we’re going to take a break from our usual water-saving tips and tricks in favor of spotlighting a local organization that’s making big strides in encouraging Angelenos to save water in the midst of this drought. 301 more words

Drought Diaries