One quarter of all the solid waste generated in this country comes from
Mexico City. No wonder. In the last forty years the population has
tripled, while the amount of garbage we produce has multiplied by ten
times. How can we help build a culture of recycling?
Each year, hundreds of thousands of migrants try to cross illegally into the United States through the hot, remote Sonoran desert. Since 1993, nearly 2,000 of them have died. That's according to Humane Borders, a faith-based organization in Tucson whose primary mission is to provide drinking water to crossers in an effort to head off potentially fatal dehydration. More >>