In the states of Coahuila, Chihuahua, Chiapas, Nuevo Leon, Oaxaca, Tabasco and Yucatan, the Global Embassy of Activists for Peace (GEAP) socialized the Proclamation of the Constitution of the Rights of Mother Earth in civil associations, non-governmental organizations, public and private sector and civil society.
The environmental marathons were held as part of the celebration of the World Day of Mother Earth under the Social Program Children of Mother Earth. The Guardians for Peace of the GEAP installed the informative modules where they gave educational talks in favor of the environment.
In addition, the volunteers planted trees in honor of Mother Earth. Different media outlets supported the event that reached the endorsement of the citizens through their signature for the environmental proposal.
In Chihuahua the members of the environmental brigades gave educational talks on hydrosphere, geosphere, atmosphere, plant biodiversity and animal biodiversity. Afterwards, the coordinator of the GEAP, Guillermo Gómez, read the proclamation in favor of the planet Earth.
The Government of Torreón carried out the opening ceremony of the Torreón Garden within the Urban Forest “Ejercito Mexicano,” where the 1,200,000 tree was planted, in homage to its inhabitants for overcoming the desert in Saltillo.
They also shared the Proclamation with a group of people and presented a talk by the GEAP brigades. 75 people backed the document with their signature.
In the Fundidora park, an event was held for the World Day of Mother Earth, organized by the Undersecretary of Environmental Protection and Natural Resources of Nuevo Leon, Alfonso Martínez and the Extreme Reforestation organization.
Different personalities participated in the environmental activity. The GEAP presented the educational modules, where they gave lectures on the care of nature. The Guardians were in charge of the exhibitions and presented musical themes in the 432 Hz frequency. (See: List of representatives of the public and private sector of Nuevo Leon)
52 people participated in the cleaning and restoration day that was carried out in the lagoon of illusions in the colony Tierra Colorada, Compuerta sector. The environmental organization Casa de la Tierra, the staff of the Marriott Hotel and the Activists for Peace, participated in the activity.
Since 1995 this space is recognized as a protected natural area and ecological reserve. Now it houses aquatic and terrestrial species, highlighting the crocodile moreletti and the manatee.
León Gutiérrez, president of day laborers of La Laguna, said: “We have to have a change of attitude, behaviors and conducts (...) the earth is billing us what we have done lately.”
For his part, Luis Méndez, director of Casa de la Tierra explained the importance of citizen participation in these actions; he said:
“We are aware that the solution comes from society, because in the end the benefit is for all of us.”
Elizabeth Huerta, representative of the International Program Children of Mother Earth in Tabasco, highlighted the objective of this environmental project: “We seek to recognize Mother Earth as a living being, that is why we work in different areas.”
Next, Doris Contreras, representative of Solo por Ayudar, indicated:
“We hope to continue participating in this work together with you; and it is nice that what we do with the people, you do with the earth, the water.”
Bella, member of the Marriott Hotel of Villahermosa, was in charge of the closing remarks of the event:
“It is a way of becoming aware with our collaborators so that they do not pollute, do not throw garbage; and we join this social work.”
In the Maternidad Park of the historic center of the city of Mérida, the Proclamation of the Constitution of the Rights of Mother Earth was read. Around 80 people attended the event. In the same way, they signed the proposal for the inalienable rights of Mother Earth.
In the municipality of Reforma the planting of four fruit trees and six ornamental plants was carried out. The day counted on the participation of 60 people representing different organisms that make life in the jurisdiction. (See: List of institutions of the municipality of Reforma)
150 inhabitants of the community attended the El Toral Aguascalientes la Mata garden, Oaxaca, to go through the educational modules and receive awareness talks about the restoration of the planet Earth by the Guardians.