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DW News published this video item, entitled “Mexico: Diversity for monocultures | Global Ideas” – below is their description.
Strawberries are an important crop for farmers in Michoacán. But huge monocultures have destroyed the soil and biodiversity. A project aims to support a variety of animals and plants. That would attract pollinators which would also be good for the farms.DW News YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Mexico
Mexico became an independent nation state after the successful Mexican War of Independence against Spain in 1821.
Mexico is a developing country, but has the world’s 15th-largest economy by nominal GDP and the 11th-largest by PPP, with the United States being its largest economic partner. Since 2006, a conflict between the government and drug trafficking syndicates has led to over 120,000 deaths.
Mexico receives a significant number of tourists every year; in 2018, it was the 6th most-visited country in the world, with 39 million international arrivals.