Mexico violence: Why were two butterfly activists found dead?

Relatives and co-workers live in fear after two monarch butterfly activists were found dead in Mexico.

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Feb. 14, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: mexico

Fireflies face extinction risk - and tourists are partly to blame

Tourists love the sight of fireflies glowing at night but it can kill the insects, scientists say.

By Georgina Rannard • bbcnews
Feb. 7, 2020 ~6 min

Tags: environment thailand travel-leisure-industry mexico eco-tourism insects tourism conservation social-media

Chocolate: Origins of delicacy pushed back in time

The delights of chocolate were first discovered in the Amazon rainforest about 5,000 years ago.

By Helen Briggs • bbcnews
Oct. 30, 2018 ~2 min

Tags: archaeology ecuador mexico food

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