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Governments can play a crucial role in supporting livestock farmers and safeguarding the agricultural sector against the adverse effects of climate change.
With rising temperatures and the increasing threat of tropical storms due to climate change menacing Puerto Rico, many fear the islands’ access to electrical power will only worsen under privatization.
The profound Indigenous connection to nature has existed for centuries, including the dread and depression caused by environmental changes. Climate change harms Native people’s sensitive relationships to plants, water, animals, and land and threatens their way of life, including learned skills, customs, and traditions.
Puerto Rico is five times more likely to be struck by extreme rainfall today than it was decades ago. Given that the archipelago is uniquely susceptible to flooding and its location on the eastern edge of the Greater Antilles, Puerto Rico is one of the most vulnerable places in the world to the effects of climate change.
What can I do to keep my children safe and healthy? What can I do to protect them?
A poll conducted by Climate Power 2020 in July showed that an overwhelming 77 percent of Latino voters support a message of bold climate action to fight the climate crisis.
Romero’s “people-powered movement” proved successful.
An ancient dam in the Cordillera Negra. (Photo by Kevin Lane/Author provided)
MADRE DE DIOS, Peru (AP) — Destruction of the forests can be swift. Regrowth is much, much slower.
BERLIN (AP) — From Canberra to Kabul and Cape Town to Berlin and across the globe, hundreds of thousands of young people took the streets Friday to demand that leaders tackle climate change in the run-up to a U.N. summit.
Clouds of dust rose behind the wheels of the pickup truck as we hurtled over the back road in Palo Verde, El Salvador.
The scale of this climate emergency very much depends on the level of effort the global community puts into mitigation.
While Earth has not been this warm in human history, we can learn about coping with climate change by looking to the Classic Maya civilization.
“Over 78 percent of Latinos have personally experienced the effects of climate change in their state.”
After two potent hurricanes struck the unincorporated territory, climate fears take on new urgency.
Charcoal, the Shameful Business That Generates Millions of Dollars in Haiti and Accelerates Climate Change
Haiti’s largest industry is ghostly. The charcoal business generated $300 million in 2012, according to the Office of Mines and Energy.
Thirteen years later, not much has happened.
In Panama, the Guna ethnic group, which resides in the Caribbean’s Guna Yala archipelago, will be the first indigenous community in Latin America to be relocated due to climate change.
Climate change is not only eroding islands, but also actively destroying community life and economic activity in plain sight with little to no governmental action to protect citizens.
This fascinating infographic shows the vulnerability to climate change of American states and the level of environmental concern in each country.
During Latino Conservation Week, which ended Sunday, July 23, the organization Latino Outdoors held a series of events aimed at encouraging communities to get outside and preserve natural areas.