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Deepening crisis in Monarch butterfly population has one researcher calling on states to help in special way

Deepening crisis in Monarch butterfly population has one researcher calling on states to help in special way

LatinaLista — The Monarch butterfly has long been a symbol of international migration that underscores how borders, a human invention, has no bearing on the natural order of life. Yet, what does have an impact is something that both man and nature have had a hand in creating — climate change, which is only intensifying

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Keeping the familia safe while ridding cucarachas & weeds calls for better choices in household chemicals

By Nicole Hernández Hammer LatinaLista As a child, I remember how happy my mother was when our cousin Panchito, a pest-control worker, would stop by our house and spray the house and yard for free. He’d come often and we’d walk with him and chat as he targeted all the usual bug-hiding places, and then

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Video: Time-lapse filmmaker unlocks key to a beauty that inspires gratitude

LatinaLista — Louie Schwartzberg is a cinematographer, photographer, filmmaker and — grateful. His work of the past 30 years of shooting time-lapse photography has opened a door into Nature that before Schwartzberg, and his peers, no one had the key to unlock. Now, everyone has the privilege of seeing beauty that has always existed but

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New environmental poll reveals Latinos care as intensely about the issue as immigration reform

LatinaLista — According to a new survey, Latinos care as intensely about climate change as getting immigration reform passed through Congress. Conducted by Latino Decisions on behalf of the Natural Resources Defense Council, the poll reveals that even across party lines, Latinos recognize that the future looks pretty bleak for themselves and their children if

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Intern’l Video: The páramos of Colombia highlight the fragile future of the planet’s supply of fresh water

LatinaLista — Wikipedia defines a páramo as the ecosystem of the regions above the continuous forest line, yet below the permanent snowline. It is a ‘Neotropical high mountain biome with a vegetation composed mainly of giant rosette plants, shrubs and grasses.’ According to scientists, páramos may be ‘evolutionary hot spots’ and among the fastest evolving

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Video: A fun lesson on recycling motor oil underscores a serious threat to clean drinking water

LatinaLista — Most people know that recycling is good for the environment but there’s always confusion as to what should be recycled. One of those things is motor oil. To save money in this tight economy, some people may opt to change their car’s old motor oil on their own. Who hasn’t seen a car

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