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English 02/10/2019

Indigenous Mexican corn threatened by U.S. biopiracy

Scientists from the University of California and the University of Wisconsin-Madison working for Mars Inc. company committed biopiracy with the genetic characteristics of a species of corn from the Mixe indigenous community in Oaxaca, Mexico

English 28/02/2019

Only bats can save tequila

In 1995, a few years after Medellín Legorreta warned the tequila industry, a plague destroyed the agave crops in Mexico; it was so catastrophic it was named the “AIDS of tequila.”