‘Coral bleaching is getting worse … but the biggest problem is pollution’

Conservationists are battling to save the 700 -mile Mesoamerican Barrier Reef in the Caribbean suffering the effects of mass tourism and global warming The Mesoamerican Barrier Reef is the largest hurdle reef in the western hemisphere- an underwater wilderness stretching over 700 miles along the coasts of Mexico, Belize, Guatemala and Honduras. One of the […]

Continue reading

Tropical cyclone Earl bears down on Mexico after tearing through Belize

Storm builds landfall in Belize City with 80 mph gales and heavy rains as evacuations begin ahead of expected arrival on Mexico and Guatemala coasts Hurricane Earl was downgraded to a tropical storm on Thursday after slamming into the coast of the Caribbean nation of Belize with gusts of 80mph and moving inland over Guatemala […]

Continue reading

Loud orgies of Mexican fish could deafen dolphins, say scientists

Mating call of the Gulf corvina, which is under threat from overfishing, sounds like a really loud machine gun A species of Mexican fish amasses in reproductive orgies so loud they can deafen other ocean animals, frightened scientists have said, calling for preservation of the “spectacle” threatened by overfishing. An individual spawning Gulf corvina, say […]

Continue reading

Export-Import Bank dedicated $8.5 bn to Mexico oil firm despite deadly accidents

US agency kept financing state-owned Pemex even as more than 190 Pemex workers and contractors have died in fires, detonations and collapses since 2009 Fires, detonations and collapsing offshore rigs have expensed the lives of more than 190 employees at facilities run by Mexicos state-owned oil company since 2009. Yet American taxpayers have backed loans […]

Continue reading

Export-Import Bank devoted $8.5 bn to Mexico oil firm despite deadly collisions

US agency kept financing state-owned Pemex even as more than 190 Pemex workers and contractors have died in fires, detonations and breakdowns since 2009 Fires, detonations and collapsing offshore rigs have expensed the lives of more than 190 workers at facilities run by Mexicos state-owned oil company since 2009. Yet American taxpayers have backed loans […]

Continue reading

Report: Olivia Newton-John’s boyfriend who vanished 11 years ago seen in Mexico

Olivia Newton-Johns former boyfriend, who disappeared 11 years ago, has been received secretly living in Mexico with a new lover, according to fresh reports. Womans Day claims Patrick McDermott, who dated the Australian superstar for nine years, has been received alive and well after fading on a fishing trip more than a decade ago. The […]

Continue reading

Central American migrants desperate to reach US risk new threats at sea

As US-driven immigration crackdown forces-out many to find alternative roads through Mexico, activists along the coast anxiety trafficking and drownings will rise The highway from Mexicos southern state of Chiapas into the neighbouring region of Oaxaca hugs the Pacific coast, cutting through dusty towns and densely forested mountains. It only takes a few hours to […]

Continue reading

Mr. President, save Mexico’s ‘panda of the sea’

( CNN) In April of last year, in the remote Mexican fishing town of San Felipe, Baja California, just over 120 miles south of the U.S. border, President Enrique Pena Nieto launched a bold national effort to improve the well-being of fishing communities in the Upper Gulf of California and to save the endangered vaquita( […]

Continue reading

China’s craze for ‘aquatic cocaine’ is pushing two species into oblivion

Affluent Chinese are putting two Mexican species at risk due to demand for dried swim bladders. But will this years Cites fulfilling on the wildlife trade force-out a crackdown? Many would probably find the idea of eating a fishs swim bladder unappetizing. More still would be unwilling to part with PS2, 000 for such a […]

Continue reading

BP faces Mexican class action lawsuit over Deepwater Horizon oil spill

Oil giant faces potential huge compensation bill for environmental damage having paid $20.8 bn settlement in US but in so far nothing in Mexico for Gulf oil spill BP is facing another potentially huge compensation bill from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill after a class action statute suit was launched in Mexico for the environmental […]

Continue reading