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Oaxaca Windfarms Controversy

 

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A fisherman of San Mateo closes his eyes during an interview as he reflects on the possible effects the windmills could bring to his community. ..The Isthmus of Tehuantapec, long a center for indigenous land ownership, is now embroiled in a land dispute over wind farm land...Called “Mexico’s little waist,” the Isthmus is a wind tunnel that links the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific through mountain passes at the narrowest part of Mexico. The geographical funnel makes it one of the windiest places in North America and for a decade wind energy companies have been jostling to acquire land to power the likes of Coca-Cola and Wal Mart.
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Oaxaca Windfarms Controversy
A fisherman of San Mateo closes his eyes during an interview as he reflects on the possible effects the windmills could bring to his community. ..The Isthmus of Tehuantapec, long a center for indigenous land ownership, is now embroiled in a land dispute over wind farm land...Called “Mexico’s little waist,” the Isthmus is a wind tunnel that links the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific through mountain passes at the narrowest part of Mexico. The geographical funnel makes it one of...
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