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    Nov 6, 2019:
    • Chihuahua attack on Mormon family leaves 9 dead
    • Photofest will take place in SMA,
    • 'Water Loops' program in Guanajuato,
    • Lead levels in Canadian water 'exceed safe limit' in a third of cases,
    • Using Saltwater and Cardboard to Grow Tons of Healthy Produce in the Desert,
    • Arctic islands 8 degrees warmer than normal,
    • 'Eating Our Way To Extinction' To Launch In 2020,
    • 11,000 scientists warn of 'untold suffering' caused by climate change.

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    Chihuahua attack on Mormon family leaves 9 dead, 6 of them children
    Three women and six children belonging to a Mormon family from the United States were killed on Monday when their vehicles were ambushed by presumed cartel gunmen near the Sonora-Chihuahua border.

    Security Secretary Alfonso Durazo said on Tuesday that members of the LeBarón family were traveling in three Suburban SUVs between Bavispe, Sonora, and Galeana, Chihuahua, when the ambush occurred at about 1:00pm.

    The vehicles may have been mistaken by a criminal organization as those of a rival gang, Durazo said. A splinter cell of the Sinaloa Cartel known as Los Salazar is known to operate in the area as is La Línea, which has links to the Juárez Cartel.
    [url=http://Chihuahua attack on Mormon family leaves 9 dead, 6 of them children]Chihuahua attack on Mormon family leaves 9 dead, 6 of them children[/url].
    See also: 9 Members of Mormon Family in Mexico Are Killed in Ambush, and, Mexico Mormons: Nine US citizens, including children, killed in ambush, and, Arrest made tonight in connection with slain family in Sonora.

    Photofest, the largest meeting of documentary photography will take place in San Miguel de Allende
    The largest documentary photography and photojournalism meeting in Mexico, Photofest, will arrive for the fifth time from November 7 to 10. On this occasion San Miguel de Allende will be your headquarters.
    The largest documentary photography and photojournalism meeting in Mexico, Photofest, will arrive for the fifth time from November 7 to 10. On this occasion the beautiful city of San Miguel de Allende, considered as the American Capital of Culture 2019, will be its headquarters.

    Through events such as workshops, conferences, photowalks, night projections and exhibitions, the public will be sought to raise awareness about the current situation of our planet and the possible actions they can take to achieve a balanced planet again.
    Photofest, the largest meeting of documentary photography will take place in San Miguel de Allende (sp).

    They seek to improve access to water to more than 62 thousand people with the 'Water Loops' program in Guanajuato
    San Miguel de Allende hosted the “Lab for Change” Convention that the Canadian One Drop Foundation carries out together with strategic allies such as the State Water Commission of Guanajuato, CONAGUA, Living Water Mexico, the Inter-American Development Bank, Coca Cola Foundation and the Femsa Foundation.
    They seek to improve access to water to more than 62 thousand people with the 'Water Loops' program in Guanajuato (sp).

    Lead levels in Canadian water 'exceed safe limit' in a third of cases
    Some areas showed lead levels "similar" to those in the US city of Flint, Michigan, during its 2015 water crisis.

    Out of 12,000 samples taken from 2014 to 2018, one third exceeded the national safety guideline of 5 parts per billion (ppb).

    Canada has the third-largest per-capita fresh water reserve in the world.

    Lead contamination has been linked with low IQ in children, hypertension and heart disease.
    Lead levels in Canadian water 'exceed safe limit' in a third of cases.

    Drought-Proof ‘Cooling Houses’ Use Saltwater and Cardboard to Grow Tons of Healthy Produce in the Desert

    Saltwater and dry desert climates may not seem like a good recipe for growing healthy produce, but that is exactly what a group of scientists has managed to do.

    Researchers from the UK-based Seawater Greenhouse company have discovered a drought-proof way to farm fruits and vegetables simply by using solar power and saltwater for irrigation and cooling.

    The company has launched plantation projects in arid regions such as Australia, Abu Dhabi, Somaliland, Oman, and Tenerife. Despite the harsh climate of these locations, the plantations are able to grow thousands of pounds of produce simply by making “cooling houses” out of thick walls of dampened cardboard.

    While glass greenhouses are designed to keep gardens moist and warm, the cardboard structures use “evaporative cooling” to keep the interior of the plantation structures humid and cool.
    Drought-Proof ‘Cooling Houses’ Use Saltwater and Cardboard to Grow Tons of Healthy Produce in the Desert.

    Arctic islands 8 degrees warmer than normal
    The Russian archipelagos of Franz Josef Land and Severnaya Zemlya experienced the warmest ever October on record. According to Russia’s meteorological service Roshydromet, average temperatures on the islands were up to eight degrees Celsius higher than normal.

    Temperature maps from the meteorologists show a belt of warm air stretching across major parts of the Arctic. The biggest abnormalities are found in the area of the Franz Josef Land and Severnaya Zemlya, as well as further west in an area on the northeastern coast of Greenland.
    Arctic islands 8 degrees warmer than normal.

    Leonardo DiCaprio Endorsed Film 'Eating Our Way To Extinction' To Launch In 2020

    Highly-anticipated documentary Eating Our Way to Extinction will be available to watch after New Year, according to the production team.

    The film, which aims to 'expose the true cost of eating animals', focuses on issues around compassion, environment, health, and economics. It has high profile supporters including Leonardo DiCaprio, who described a viral clip of the movie as 'the video future generations will be wishing everyone watched today'.
    Leonardo DiCaprio Endorsed Film 'Eating Our Way To Extinction' To Launch In 2020.

    11,000 scientists warn of 'untold suffering' caused by climate change
    How many scientists does it take to convince the world to take climate change seriously?

    More than 11,000 researchers from around the world on Tuesday issued a grim warning of the "untold suffering" that will be caused by climate change if humanity doesn't change its ways.
    The group said that as scientists, they have the "moral obligation to tell it like it is."
    11,000 scientists warn of 'untold suffering' caused by climate change.

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