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Mexico Takes Mining Company to Court Seeking New Remediation Effort for Sonora River Pollution

MEXICO CITY — Mexico is pursuing a criminal complaint against the country’s biggest copper producer seeking to force a new remediation effort for a toxic mine spill in the northern state of Sonora nine years ago, an environmental official said Thursday. The complaint, which was filed in August but announced only on Thursday, centers on remediation funding […]

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Climate Change

Mexico’s New Strategy to Reverse Semi-arid Land Degradation

Mexican farmers are hit hard by drought and overgrazing. Now they’ve come up with a 100% natural solution that provides both soil nutrients and animal fodder. Scientists warn that land degradation is one of the top priority environmental problems.  About 24 billion tons of fertile soil is lost each year due to unsustainable agricultural practices.  […]

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