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Mexico’s Tahí Farm Enshrines Mystery and Wonder of the Orchid

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS For some, they are the very essence of feminine sensuality, their delicate petals unfolding like a vibrant display of female genitalia (think Georgia O’Keeffe’s famous flower paintings that resemble a vagina). For others, they symbolize death and the morose beauty of unobtainable passion. In 1894, H.G. Wells wrote a short story about them, describing their bulbs as

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AMLO Turns Former NAICM Site into Nature Reserve

By KELIN DILLON Just one day after the inauguration of Mexico’s new Felipe Ángeles International Airport (AIFA), Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) declared Lago Texcoco – the former site of the canceled Mexico City New International Airport (NAICM) – to be a protected nature reserve, putting an official nail in the coffin of the NAICM’s construction. Published in

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