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Map and Statistics - Divining Destiny: Water Challenges in Mexico’s Tehuacán Valley

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Tehuacán, meaning ‘Place of Stones’ in the native language of Nahuatl, is a centuries old city that lies in the Mexican state of Puebla, roughly 150 miles southeast of Mexico City.

Tehuacán: Destino a la Divina (En Español)

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Conforme a los estándares del México rural, Francisca Rosas Valencia no tiene el aspecto de los líderes de la comunidad.

Remembering Community Leader Francisca Rosas Valencia

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Valencia spent much of her life teaching others in southeast rural Mexico, and beyond, how to live sustainably.

Heart of Dryness: Climate Change Coping Strategies

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Since the dawn of Homo sapiens in arid Africa, nine tenths of our evolution has unfolded as foragers. Only relatively recently did our species embark on agriculture, and recent events suggest certain limits to that extraordinary experiment. Exponential population growth has combined with unprecedented climate change until half the planet’s land surface can now be classified as drylands—arid landscapes inhabited by a third of humankind.

WaterViews | Mexico

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Water is an especially serious issue according to Mexicans, particularly the lack of safe drinking water.

WaterViews | Mexico | Slide Show

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mages by Janet Jarman / Contact Press Images for Circle of Blue. Accompanying article.

Mexico City Washes Off Flu With Dribbles

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mexicoslums While countries around the world are taking measures to hold up the spread of the H1N1 virus, much of Mexico City still lacks the most basic barrier to the flu –- water sanitation.

A Longer, Dryer Lent: Mexico City Authorities Keep Taps Closed during Easter Holidays

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While Pope Benedict XVI prepares to sprinkle holy water during…

Vandalism could cause illegal immigrants' death by dehydration

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According to a story posted on SignOnSanDiego, water jugs placed…

Looming water wars foreshadow big problems

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COLONIA BORQUEZ, MEXICO -- Adaptation, or the matter of adjusting…