Here's a story about how members of the Changemakers community are encouraging wildlife conservation in Mexico:
When Martin Camacho was a child, he had to leave school to help support his family. Instead of attending classes, he went with his father to capture birds in the countryside, eating meals of wild birds' eggs, cactus fruit, and roasted pigeons.
At the age of 10, Camacho had a revelation. A pigeon splayed and roasting on the fire mirrored the figure of Jesus Christ martyred on the cross. A devout Roman Catholic, this image stirred something within Camacho, who vowed to never again kill a bird. “I felt it was a living being who had to be respected,” he said.
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