Mexico: Diversity for monocultures | Global Ideas

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 … Read more Mexico: Diversity for monocultures | Global Ideas

Mexico: Scientific research threatened by organised crime

The region of Michoacán in Mexico is struggling to lure field scientists despite its rich biodiversity. The 3,000 monthly murders linked to organised crime can deter even the most passionate researchers, as our correspondents Laurence Cuvillier and Matthieu Comin report. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news … Read more Mexico: Scientific research threatened by organised crime

USA: Phoenix Tequila Fest

The Phoenix Tequila Festran from 11th – 12th December 2010 and saw hundreds of exhibitors and drinker convene for a fun filled day of tequila tasting and Mexican music. Major brands such as Mejor, El Caudillo, Camerena, Cazadores, Tres Agaves, Cruz and Corazón were all present. Tequila is a protected name and the alcoholic spirit … Read more USA: Phoenix Tequila Fest