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Claudia Sheinbaum was sworn into office Wednesday as the first elected female mayor of Mexico City and immediately announced she would dissolve the riot police. “The police are there to protect the people, and we don’t need a police force to repress them,” said Sheinbaum. Sheinbaum pledged to build cable cars to impoverished slums, and...
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Melding tradition with modernity, a folk dance troupe is making waves in Mexico by welcoming all comers, letting its dancers smash taboos and perform in whatever gender makes them happy. Esmeralda Nunez could not be happier. Growing up in Jalisco state, the birthplace of Mexico’s national dance, the ‘jarabe tapatio’, folk tradition was part of...
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The Green Party in the Chamber of Deputies of Mexico’s Senate proposed a bill to prohibit single-use plastics in Mexico. 10 thousand tons of this material are discarded daily and a large percentage ends up in open dumps, rivers, and seas, according to the ecologist deputy, Marco Gómez Alcantar,. He indicated that a regulation of plastics...
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Given the mortality of bees, which in wild areas reaches 35% of their populations, mainly due to climate change, Chihuahua honey producers use flavored drinks to feed their hives and prevent them from dying. Ludovico Palma Holguín, president of the Association of Beekeepers of Aldama dedicated to the organic production of honey explained that the...
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Mexico creates biodiversity bank amid natural disaster, climate change fears
Scientists with the National Center for Genetic Resources (CNRG), in the western Mexican state of Jalisco, are working to preserve the germoplasm of thousands of species in an effort to protect the country’s biodiversity from future natural catastrophes. By collecting and preserving the genetic resources for later use, the institution aims to safeguard an assortment...
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The first Emergency Center for Tropical Cyclones in Mexico has opened on the southern coast of Jalisco. The building is a multifunctional unit that also meets all the requirements of a fixed temporary shelter. The building has the capacity to withstand strong winds, the impact of a category 5 hurricane and an earthquake of magnitude...
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Just two days before the United Kingdom ambassador, Duncan Taylor, leaves his post as diplomatic representative of the European country; he predicted that the next presidential term with Andrés Manuel López Obrador will continue to strengthen ties of friendship and investments in Mexico. “We can invest six thousand million pesos over the next four years...
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mexico produces most trash in latin america
According to a World Bank report, Mexico is the country that generates the most garbage in Latin America. In an analysis of the impact that waste will have on each region in the future, the agency warned that countries such as Sub-Saharan Africa or South Asia, whose waste will triple in a few years, will...
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SingularityU summit puerto vallarta
With the goal of developing technologies to resolve the great problems that humanity has, such as poverty, famine, and climate change, the SingularityU Summit Mexico 2018 will be held in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The second edition of the SingularityU Summit Mexico will take place on November 7 and 8 at the Convention Center of Puerto Vallarta,...
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puerto vallarta reefs
Coral reefs are structures that combine beauty, functionality and balance; but besides being a meeting point for thousands of marine organisms, their behavior and state of health are a source of study for their conservation in the coasts of Jalisco. In Puerto Vallarta, from the Coastal Research Center of the University Center of the Coast...
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mexico climate accord
Mexico has invested just 8 percent of the capital to mitigate climate change that the country committed to in the 2016 Paris Agreement, according to data from the official National Institute of Ecology and Climate Change (INECC), which EFE was granted access to. According to the INECC, the capital required to implement mitigation and adaptation...
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The U.S. Green Building Council ( USGBC ) announces that Greenbuild, the world’s largest green building conference experience, is returning to México City June 18-19, 2019 and taking place at the Hilton Mexico City Reforma. Greenbuild Mexico will be held in conjunction with SUMe Sustentabilidad para México A.C. ( SUMe ) and offer a forum...
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Mexico City Is Sinking. Can Its New, Nobel Prize-Winning Mayor Fix the Crisis?
A certain tilted building may be a tourist attraction in Italy, but for Mexico City’s urban planners, lopsided buildings are a more serious matter. The city’s main cathedral and other historic buildings are leaning on each other, cracking, and sinking because the city is draining its groundwater too fast and preventing nature from refilling it....
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As New Mexico Reservoirs Hit Bottom, Worries Grow Over the Future
The state’s reservoirs have done their job to help water users survive record drought in 2018. Now they are almost totally dry, and tensions are building over the year ahead. ‘Climate change is really happening,’ one water official says. Elephant Butte Reservoir, the largest in New Mexico, photographed on Sept. 10, 2018, when it was...
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A staple of summer — swarms of bugs — seems to be a thing of the past. And that’s got scientists worried. Pesky mosquitoes, disease-carrying ticks, crop-munching aphids and cockroaches are doing just fine. But the more beneficial flying insects of summer — native bees, moths, butterflies, ladybugs, lovebugs, mayflies and fireflies — appear to...
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