Since the past centuries, many animals have gone extinct. Today, we are facing an alarming extinction of pollinators, especially of the honeybee population. The consequences of this extinction are very significant to human survival since they play an essential role in our food chain. Honeybees are the main actors responsible for the pollination of our flowers, fruits and vegetables. The majority of human food crops that supply the world's nutrition are pollinated by bees.
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This article by James Fredrick sheds light on the safety issue in Mexico City due to drug crimes. With the arrest and murder of eight narcos by the Mexican police in Mexico City this summer, Fredrick makes it clear that contrarily to what Mexico City's mayor used to say, this city is not free from drug cartels anymore. Consequently, residents fear for their safety. Indeed, according to the article, 85% of them feel their city is unsafe. The author also points out the economical impact of increasing violence in the city.
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The article "Why don't black and white Americans live together" by Rajini Vaidyanathan from BBC News explains the residential segregation in the United States. Since the Fair Housing Act in 1968, discrimination in housing is illegal. However, the author shows that racial segregation is still present in the US. According to the Brookings Institution, the biggest cities in US have segregation levels of between 50 to 70 percent. It seems a lot, but we can clearly distinguish this issue in cities such as Ferguson, Baltimore, Chicago, etc.
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