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Mexico In the town of San Juan Tepenáhuac, on the outskirts of Mexico City, Cándido Abad sits atop a maguey plant at the Centro de Educación Ambiental Tepenáhuac, an environmental-education center that he and 35 other property owners created to promote local biodiversity. Abad guides tours and shows visitors six varieties of maguey, a tall Mexican agave plant used to make pulque, a popular alcoholic drink, and other products.

Mayela Sánchez, GPJ Mexico