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Cutter ants – feral pets!

My garden, a lovely house-front apron of flowering plants, shrubs and fruit trees, has been under siege by cutter ants, with no hope of a diplomatic settlement.


How Mexico Might Fix NAFTA

Trade talks between the United States and Mexico resumed amid growing doubts about the likelihood of a successful conclusion to renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Water-Fly Eggs: Breakfast of Champions

Mexicans eat bugs. And so should gringos. “Consume more insects” is a directive from the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization to the whole world, reminding us that there are more than 1,900 edible insect species on Earth, hundreds already part of the diet of some two billion people in different countries, among them Mexico. And global food production will not keep up with current population growth.