The once-lush delta where the Colorado River used to spill out into the Sea of Cortez is now a dry sandy landscape in Mexico where “America’s hardest-working river” is too tired to finish the job. Climate change, urban demand and a burgeoning energy industry are literally tapping the Colorado River to death.
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There is a new political animal in America’s age-old immigration debate: the black bear.
Mexican migration to the United States has slowed to a trickle, according to the Mexican government. Migration from Mexico peaked in 2006 or 2007, when roughly one percent of the population left the country each year. Today, the number is around one third of one percent per year, says Mexico.
CANCÚN, MEXICO — As the second week of climate negotiations begins, the Mexican government is preparing for the arrival of ministers and world leaders–and hoping to head-off the same chaos that broke apart last year’s talks in Copenhagen.
Illegal immigration figures have been used to shock the nation in the debate over Arizona’s new immigration laws and the figures are stunning. Some estimates put the number at 1.5 million illegal immigrants streaming into the country per year and…