RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - They will "destroy them," warns Doroteo Hau, an indigenous man fighting the proliferation of pig farms accused of contaminating the "cenotes", the dazzling springs vital to the Mayan communities of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula.
Their battle ranges from lawsuits to a recent consultation. The villagers overwhelmingly rejected the pig farms, whose waste, they claim, ended up in the cenotes, one of the main attractions of the famous Riviera Maya in southeastern Mexico.
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