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El Poderoso Impacto de las Proyecciones Comunitarias en México

Por Nancy Gocher, Project Manager

La ciudad de México representa uno de los impactos ambientales más grandes del mundo. Quizá no nos damos cuenta, pero si tenemos agua en nuestras casas muy probablemente sea a costa del derecho de acceso al agua de nuestros vecinos, como es el caso de la zona de Valle de Chalco Amecameca. 644 more words

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Promoting Environmental Sustainability in Mexico through Community Screenings

By Nancy Gocher, N-Map’s Project Manager in Mexico City

Mexico City faces a large environmental crisis. Often when the City’s residents have water in their homes, it is at the expense of water access in neighboring cities and towns. 546 more words

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What is an Environmental Lobbyist?

Basically, the job of an environmental lobbyist involves persuading politicians on the local and national levels, in both the legislative and executive branches of government, to pass laws, policies and regulations for a cleaner environment. 529 more words

Not in My Back Yard!

8:48 am February 4, 2016

Waking up at 5 am isn’t an easy task for me, but I’m glad I did today. Today, I had plans to ride a bus to San Luis Obispo, CA and attend the public hearing on the Phillips 66 Oil Train Spur Extension proposal by the SLO Planning Commission.

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LAUDATO SI: An Adventurer’s Reflection

“God saw everything that He made; and behold, it was good.”

Neither among the words printed over the dictionary can ever describe the sensations she was feeling as of that moment.

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The wind that blew her hair that Sunday afternoon caused her once neatly-fixed hair looked like it has never been combed at all. Her sweat has been dripping for quiet sometime caused by that late afternoon heat but she didn’t care at all. 271 more words