Mas…La Cucaracha: What’s all this I hear about ‘clean fuel’?
The Day the Earth Moved: ‘Payada pa Satan’ (video)
When a peasant in rural Argentina feels the Earth move, he leaves his lover to find out what’s going on. What he discovers is worse than he could possibly imagine.
Want to save the planet? All the cool Mayans ride bikes (toon)
PREVIOUSLY ON MAYANS AND AZTECS AND OLMECS, OH MY:
Mas…Want to save the planet? All the cool Mayans ride bikes (toon)
‘Mom, where do chiles come from?’ ‘From Oaxaca, mija!’
Chile peppers were first domesticated in the area now known as Oaxaca, in eastern Mexico, about 8000 years ago, according to scientists.
Central-east Mexico gave birth to the domesticated chili pepper — now the world’s most widely grown spice crop — reports an international team of researchers, led by a plant scientist at the University of California, Davis.
Results from the four-pronged investigation — based on linguistic and ecological evidence as well as the more traditional archaeological and genetic data — suggest a regional, rather than a geographically specific, birthplace for the domesticated chili pepper.
Will the wolves survive? (Yellowstone, Los Lobos videos)
The survival of the wolves is a critical for Yellowstone National Park
…and Los Lobos:
Mas…Will the wolves survive? (Yellowstone, Los Lobos videos)
Is it too late for Mother Earth? Is there ‘Espero?’ (Esperanto video)
You may not even need the English subtitles to understand this short Esperanto-language animation from England, but here’s a cheat sheet: Mother Earth AKA Gaia seems to be doing fine until Humanity comes along. Is her decline inevitable, or is there Espero?
Underwater Video: El delirio del pez león (delirium of the lion fish)
An foreign invader threatens underwater life in the reefs of the Caribbean — a plague of lion fish. Video by Quique Rivera Rivera.