Building community across distance
By Silvia Cantu, activist, Mexico
My name is Silvia Cantu Bautista, I'm 24 years old, and I am from Monterrey, Mexico. I've recently graduated from Middlebury College with a major in Political Science with a focus on International Environmental Policy.
of the heat trapped by man-made global warming pollution goes into the Ocean
Oceans become warmer and more acidic over time, which severely affects marine ecosystems as well as the communities that depend on them for survival and sustenance.
Mexico, with its 11,122 km of coast line, is one of the megadiverse countries in the world with a greater oceanic (∼ 65%) than terrestrial (35%) extension, distributed in the Pacific and Atlantic Ocean regions.
Support an org
Visit our online directory of marine conservation organizations and collectives in Mexico and pick at least one project to support throughout the month of June