Famers in Veracruz have cleared large areas of mangroves in recent years that used to protect the coast. The region is now defenseless against storms. A traditional style of crop called a Chinampa could save it.
In Mexico City, old Aztec floating gardens are still used to grow food. Now, environmentalists think this ancient technology could help restore a coastal ecosystem — and help fishermen in the process.
Not every storm that occurs in the Atlantic becomes a hurricane. Nevertheless, there are always storms of the highest category - the latest, Irma, is one of them. But what does that mean?
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