Environment articles


An international beauty pageant where everyone’s pet cause is the environment

An international beauty pageant where everyone’s pet cause is the environment

LatinaLista — It’s reported that there are about 100,000 beauty pageants held each year in the U.S., attracting more than 2 and a half million girls and women to vy for a chance to win the sparkly crown or decorated sash. From toddlers and teens to college co-eds and married women, there’s a pageant for


The Cousteau legacy strives to empower Latino students to create healthy environments

LatinaLista — For one generation, the surname of Cousteau reignites memories of mini subs,deep sea diving and nature’s wonders that lie beneath the sea. For another generation, the name is just a name — in French. Sadly, the vast majority of today’s youth don’t know about the work of Jacques Yves Cousteau but they, along


Intrn’l Video: Award-winning film showcases depth of human spirit among Brazilian trash sifters

LatinaLista — Since 2010, the year the film WASTE LAND was released, it’s been piling up awards faster than the garbage that used to pile up at the world’s largest garbage dump outside Rio de Janiero — the focus of this award-winning film. The film, described as the Slumdog Millionaire of documentaries, is about Brazilian-born

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Intrn’l Video: Mexican conservationists work with shark fishermen to make Mexico a shark sanctuary

LatinaLista — According to Wikipedia: The marine pelagic environment is the largest aquatic habitat on earth, occupying 1,370 million cubic kilometres (330 million cubic miles), and is the habitat for 11 percent of known fish species. Marine pelagic fish can be divided into coastal (inshore) fish and oceanic (offshore) fish. Coastal fish inhabit the relatively

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Intrn’l Video: A Caribbean oasis on its way to extinction

LatinaLista — It is estimated that by 2050 there will be 9.6 billion people on the planet. A recent study found that at this rate of global growth it will take only 40 years for some species of mammals and birds to become extinct. That’s not even including climate change or industrialization. The US ranks

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Intrn’l Video: Remote Mexican jungle brings out extreme cinematography in shooting extreme sport

LatinaLista — Rowing over a side of a raging waterfall is an extreme sport by itself that commands attention but mix in a little cinematic artistry, local culture and a narrative delivered in a haunting voice and what results is a short film that stays with you long after the filming stops. Cascada, a film