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In case climate change wasn’t stressing the world’s species enough, human politics and failure to govern is driving many of them to extinction. The story of the monarch butterfly, an iconic species in the U.S. that unfortunately also has to cross human borders, is probably going to go extinct soon and a big part of […]
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Do Not Be a Fool

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On May 13, 2020
The Spanish were able to conquer the Mexica (Aztecs) due to the smallpox wiping out Tenochtitlan between 1519-21. But in the writings that survived the Spanish conquest, there were guides to the emperors on how to respond during a period of sickness. It seems their response was a bit more advanced than that of the […]
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Mexican Forests and the State

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On January 25, 2020
Since I know there is an insatiable desire among LGM commenters to discuss Mexican forestry issues, much more so than things that are actually important such as obsessing over which similar presidency will result from various Democrats, let me build on the post the other day about the cartels and illegal logging. Mexico is a […]
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The Taco Chronicles

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On August 14, 2019
I only got back from Mexico two weeks ago, but when I turned on Netflix last week looking for a different show, I saw something called The Taco Chronicles. Obviously I was going to check that out. This is a 6-part Mexican series on tacos and how awesome they are. Initially, it just made me […]
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