A recent spate of murder, intimidation, and ecocide (the extensive destruction of the environment) in Guatemala has led an international coalition of environmental human rights and environmental organizations – including the Friends of the Earth U.S., ActionAid USA, Rainforest Network, Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, Latin America Working Group, and the Guatemalan Human Rights Commission/USA – to appeal to the authorities concerned.
Sea Shepherd Conservation Society's founder and CEO Paul Watsons returned to U.S. after two years exile in France for his fight against illegal fishing of sharks.
A research firm has listed the countries where the most emotional people are living.
The current coffee-farming system, which involves non-shade farming and low prices wrested from poor farmers, is causing problems. These methods have been in place only since the 1970s and 1980s, and a study talks about how they could be changed.
Archaeologists have unearthed an ancient grave of a Maya king, who is believed to have laid the foundation for the Maya civilization.
Archaeologists have discovered a seventh century tomb of a Maya queen in Guatemala.