Villahermosa, Tabasco, México.   14 de Marzo de 2014

A los pueblos y comunidades de México y el Mundo.

Al Pueblo de Tabasco.

A los Medios de comunicación Alternativos y Comerciales.

En el marco del día mundial contra les represas, que se celebra este 14 de marzo, las organizaciones firmantes queremos manifestar nuestra preocupación ante los evidentes avances en la construcción de la Presa Hidroeléctrica Boca del Cerro, misma que impactará severamente la parte baja de la cuenca del río Usumacinta en Tabasco, sobre todo a la Reserva de la Biósfera Pantanos de Centla.

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Why Is Glyphosate Sprayed on Crops Right Before Harvest?

Ken Roseboro | March 5, 2016 1:13 pm | Ecowatch

Glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, is recognized as the world’s most widely used weed killer. What is not so well known is that farmers also use glyphosate on crops such as wheat, oats, edible beans and other crops right before harvest, raising concerns that the herbicide could get into food products.

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21 Kids Take on the Feds and Big Oil in Historic Climate Lawsuit

Our Children's Trust | March 10, 2016 9:04 am | Ecowatch

[Editor’s note: Twenty-one youth plaintiffs, as well as climate scientist Dr. James Hansen as guardian for future generations, is suing the federal government to cease conduct that promotes fossil fuel extraction and consumption, and instead develop and implement an actual science-based climate recovery plan. The complaint argues the youth have a fundamental constitutional right to be free from the government’s destruction of their Earth’s atmosphere. Yesterday’s court appearance was scheduled for the judge to hear oral arguments from the U.S. government and the fossil fuel industry on their motions to dismiss the landmark constitutional climate change lawsuit.]

At Wednesday morning’s historic hearing, U.S. Magistrate Judge Thomas M. Coffin questioned Department of Justice attorney Sean C. Duffy on whether the federal government was allowing tradeoffs between present and future generations. To illustrate his question, the Judge used an example of a discount rate, and pondered whether the government’s actions were effectively trading future harm for present day benefits.

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Syria: Another Pipeline War

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. | February 25, 2016 

The fossil fuel industry’s business model is to externalize its costs by clawing in obscene subsidies and tax deductions—causing grave environmental costs, including toxic pollution and global warming. Among the other unassessed prices of the world’s addiction to oil are social chaos, war, terror, the refugee crisis overseas, and the loss of democracy and civil rights abroad and at home.

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