The Environment

Why Were More Than 60 People Arrested in Puerto Rico for Protesting the Depositing of Coal Ash?

“We expect more protestors, including a coalition of women who will be joining the manifestations in solidarity with Peñuelas.”

  • Nov 24, 2016
  • 11:26 am

Environmental Disaster Waiting to Explode in Puerto Rico

On the island of Puerto Rico, 20 out of the 27 landfills are considered illegal dumps violating required federal regulations.

  • Aug 8, 2016
  • 12:43 pm

Rostros del arte kichwa: Ariruma Kowii y su poesía para construir el futuro

“Para mí, el referente principal es la realidad de mi pueblo, de mi entorno.”

  • Jun 29, 2016
  • 7:00 am

Rostros del arte kichwa: Eriberto Gualinga y sus documentales de la selva

Nos tildan de un pueblo problemático, un pueblo peligroso. Quería mostrar la otra cara de mi pueblo: un pueblo pacífico que reclama derechos.

  • Jun 28, 2016
  • 9:00 am

Bernie Sanders Rally in Puerto Rico (VIDEO)

“The people of the United States cannot continue a colonial-type relationship with the people of Puerto Rico.”

  • May 16, 2016
  • 3:24 pm

Hillary Rodham Trump

Why some people on the left will never vote for the presumptive Democratic nominee.

  • Apr 6, 2016
  • 9:32 am

Administración García Padilla y EPA acuerdan enmendar contrato de AES tras bastidores

Abrió las puertas para que se dispongan millones de toneladas de desperdicios tóxicos en vertederos de la isla y allanó el camino para que AES se economice millones de dólares.

  • Mar 16, 2016
  • 10:03 am

How Hillary’s Honduras Policy Killed Berta Cáceres (VIDEO)

When a military coup removed the president of Honduras in 2009, Sec. Clinton was forced to choose between democracy and business interests. You already know which she chose.

  • Mar 15, 2016
  • 1:27 pm

Prometieron empleos… y trajeron cenizas

Sobre dos millones de toneladas de cenizas tóxicas descartadas por la planta de generación eléctrica AES en Guayama fueron convertidas en relleno para nuevas urbanizaciones y vías.

  • Mar 9, 2016
  • 8:51 am

Algo pasó en Arroyo Barril

“La tierra está contaminada”

  • Mar 2, 2016
  • 8:53 am

Narco News’ Greg ‘Gringoyo’ Berger Launches Comedy Series Set in Mexico

An absurd conversation with the world’s most obnoxious Texas oilman and his sidekick Greg “Gringoyo” Berger about their latest project, a “comedy adventure talk show set in Mexico.”

  • Feb 20, 2016
  • 12:06 pm

What Being a Bernie Sanders Supporter Means (and What It Doesn’t)

Backing a candidate doesn’t mean you think he or she is the best person for the job. It also doesn’t mean those who don’t support your candidate are evil.

  • Feb 19, 2016
  • 10:27 am

What About Sierra Blanca, Bernie?

From his push to bury Vermont’s nuclear waste near the Mexican border, to his refusal to consider reparations for blacks, Bernie Sanders’s actions prove he’s no revolutionary.

  • Feb 18, 2016
  • 10:13 am

Environmental Justice Is a Latino Issue and Will Influence Our Vote

Why Latinos concerned with the environment should vote for Bernie Sanders.

  • Jan 26, 2016
  • 9:37 am

La Madre Tierra’s “Verde Paper” Celebrates Latino Environmental Leadership

Contrary to what some may have you believe, Latino environmentalism is not a new thing.

  • Jan 15, 2016
  • 9:16 am

Why Latin America Worries about Climate Change (INFOGRAPHIC)

This fascinating infographic shows the vulnerability to climate change of American states and the level of environmental concern in each country.

  • Dec 5, 2015
  • 10:33 am

Record Your Stories, Save the Planet

With StoryCorps’ Great Thanksgiving Listen, you can record the stories shared around your dinner table this year and help save the planet.

  • Nov 21, 2015
  • 10:02 am

Bomba Estéreo: Explota la ‘Fiesta’ en los Grammys Latinos

  La banda colombiana Bomba Estéreo es un fenómeno musical integrada por la vocalista Liliana Saumet, Simón Mejía y Julián Salazar. Estos artistas se han dedicado a deleitar masas universales con un sonido especial, cool y de fiesta total. Sus bombas estereofónicas son mucho más que trances bailables. Son también un recordatorio de que podemos borrar la línea […]

  • Nov 17, 2015
  • 9:19 am

Low-Income Communities Will Be Hit Hardest If We Don’t Wean Off Fossil Fuels

As a lifelong resident of Oxnard, California, I have experienced the true costs of pollution first hand.

  • Sep 7, 2015
  • 1:52 pm

The Intercultural and Communitarian Democracy of Sarayaku

Spending time with a special indigenous community living in the Ecuadorian jungle

  • Sep 6, 2015
  • 5:57 pm

What Latinos Owe the Indigenous

A beautiful Michael Jackson cover and the struggles to preserve indigenous cultures

  • Aug 26, 2015
  • 9:30 am