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Tag Archives: Barro Aprobado
Renowned poet, novelist and environmental activist Homero Aridjis has long been an active and eloquent voice for Mexico. We are honored that he is speaking out in support of our recently-launched “Barro Aprobado” project to solve Mexico’s 500 year-old tradition of beautiful but deadly … Continue reading
Over 70% of the population of Mexico—an estimated 80 million Mexican men, women, and children—have blood lead levels above the WHO standard. The lead poisoning comes from their use of traditional Mexican pottery—the colorful plates, pots and other wares that you … Continue reading