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  1. Efforts underway to save Guatemala's jaguars

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    Published by Al Jazeera English on Aug 5, 2013 Jaguars were once seen in forests across the United States and South America. Now their numbers are few, mostly because of loss of habitat and attacks…

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    • Swimming with the cyano / Nadando con el ciano

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      Swimming through the cyanobacteria that has recently appeared on the surface of Lake Atitlan, often called one of the world's most beautiful lakes. The cyanobacteria is the lake's response…

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      • Maui - Haleakala Volcano Ride

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        Wicked ride down the side of the Haleakala Volcano on Maui. Music: Lost in Hollywood by System of a Down https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/mezmerize/id187472331

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        • La Presa Chixoy en Guatemala

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          En un momento del conflicto interno en Guatemala, el gobierno empezó a construir la represa hidroeléctrica Chixoy. Cuando las comunidades indígenas, que vivían en la zona…

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          • Casa Ahau - Hip Hop hits the Maya Highlands

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            Hip hop is finding a new voice in the mountains of Guatemala. Local musician Rene Dionisio uses hip hop to promote Maya languages. To spread this message he teaches local children how to rap in…

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            • Lake Atitlan - Greenfilter Solutions to Contamination

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              Dr. Eliska Rejmankova (University of California, Davis) talks about using water hyacinths as green filters to cut down on the high level of nutrients entering Guatemala's Lake Atitlan. Dr. Rejmankova…

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              • Riecken Community Libraries

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                A short video to give you a sense of where we work and what we do.

              • Guatemala's Population Time Bomb

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                Guatemala has the highest birth rate in Latin America and the effects of this growth are clear: the country has one of the highest rates for both infant and maternal mortality in Latin America, and…

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                • Guatemala And Hunger

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                  In Guatemala, drought and flooding over the past two years have left a quarter of the population with little to no reserves of corn, leading to the possibility of a devastating food crisis. In response…

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                  • Guatemala's Vigilante Groups

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                    Guatemala’s crime rate is out of control and the inability of police to control it is leading citizens to arm themselves and take to the streets. They say they’re not vigilantes, but…

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                    • Guatemala's Disabled Kids Get Second Chance

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                      Guatemala’s disabled children are facing an uncertain future. While the number of children born with disabilities is rising, funding for private groups that care for the children is starting…

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                      • The Root of Hunger

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                        Twenty six year old Flavia Maria Juan Lux doesn't have enough food to feed her six children. Her husband makes less than US$5 a day working as a farm laborer. Like all the laborers here, he's…

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