By Rayes Gallegos / New Mexico News Port Body on fire, lungs lathered in a light complected forest green mucus and the fatigue of a sprinter completing a marathon. Tightly compressed into the covers of my grandmother’s bed I was dealing with a cold. Soup and liquids kept me replenished but the smell of vinegar… Continue reading Curanderismo Gaining Steam?
He’s been a part of many initiatives to help designate New Mexico’s most exquisite monuments as wild and scenic.
As News Port’s Rayes Gallegos reports, the passion for the outdoors is in Garrett VeneKlasen’s blood.
By Junko Featherston / NM News Port A UNM garden expert says, as our climate heats up, New Mexicans need to be more mindful of their water usage and food waste. News Port’s Junko Featherston spoke with Amara Szrom, head coordinator for UNM’s Lobo Gardens, and filed this audio report. UNM Lobo Gardens welcomes volunteers.… Continue reading Garden your way to sustainability
By Daniel Boyd / NM News Port It may seem like technology and wildlife can’t coexist, but this isn’t always the case. Drones may soon play a vital part in protecting New Mexico’s wildlife. News Port’s Daniel Boyd spoke with a regional U.S. Fish and Wildlife official and filed this audio report. The Southwest Region… Continue reading Drones for Ducks
By Lindsay Fendtand Annabella Farmer / Searchlight New Mexico ROSWELL, N.M — Water is the lifeblood of the economy in southeastern New Mexico. It sustains alfalfa fields in Clovis, keeps cows alive on Roswell’s dairy farms and allows for fracking in Carlsbad and Hobbs. Here, the place where water is pumped or diverted is determined… Continue reading Troubled waters
Nobody knows how much water New Mexico has. Finding out is the best way to ensure survival against drought and climate change.
Lindsay Fendt and Annabella Farmer / Searchlight New Mexico
The head of Santa Fe nonprofit New Energy Economy wants New Mexico to control its own utilities. So why don’t other nonprofits have her back?
By Spencer Butler / NM News Port With the 2020 general election finally over, reality is setting in that a new Biden administration will take power on Jan. 21, 2021. And with it comes the promise of a renewed fight over environmental protections that were weakened under the Trump administration. This will affect New Mexicans,… Continue reading Shifting politics expected to affect NM oil and gas sector
By Bodie “Bo” Russell / NM News Port Fossil fuel versus renewable energy is a topic of debate this election cycle as climate change looms large. House and Senate candidates hoping to represent New Mexico aim to protect local jobs, state funding and the environment. Both presidential candidates have said they will not ban fracking.… Continue reading New Mexico’s candidates for U.S. Congress on energy