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Mexico's Xochimilco Tourist Site to Become Eco-Friendly
Mexico City's government plans to provide the tourist zone of the Xochimilco canals with environmentally friendly boats and barges and to gradually substitute the usual wooden ones, which have very high maintenance costs, officials said. After presenting the first prototype of the ecologically sound craft last weekend, the plan is that the owners of the traditional gondola-like non-motorized boats form a cooperative to gradually replace them.
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Mexican 'water monster' salamander battles extinction
Dubbed the "water monster" by the Aztecs, the axolotl salamander is battling extinction in the remnants of Mexico City's ancient lake, alarming scientists hoping mankind learns from its ability to regenerate organs. The creature, whose colors vary from milky white to black and olive green, has survived in the Xochimilco canals since most of the lake was drained over the centuries following the Spanish conquest.
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'Murals on Film' series continues at NOMA
The New Orleans Museum of Art and the New Orleans Film Society are presenting a summer film series called "Murals on Screen: The Work of Cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa."
Pati's Mexican Table
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