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Axolotls in crisis: the fight to save the 'water monster' of Mexico City

04.12.2018
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The city's floating gardens are a prime party spot - but pollution has driven the axolotl population to the verge of extinction. Can a radical plan save them? Like many residents of Mexico City, my experience of the floating gardens of Xochimilco has mostly been tinged with alcohol. After all, every weekend, this Unesco world heritage site turns into a bacchanal, with groups aboard the canals' iconic boats celebrating everything from high school graduations to engagements and weddings.But this is a weekday morning, and Carlos Sumano, who is steering my canoe through the floating gardens, or chinampas, says that sort of unfettered use has taken its toll on the ecosystem. During his six years working in Xochimilco, Sumano has come across everything from pushchairs to television sets in canals. Continue reading...
Zdroj: The Guardian

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