Friday, 17 May 2019 Mexico City (AFP) May 17, 2019
Mexico City authorities have announced a second straight day of school closures for Friday and extended a pollution alert as a cloud of smog continued to blanket the sprawling capital. Dozens of wildfires have combined with hot, dry weather to cause a sharp rise in air pollution across a swathe of central Mexico - especially in the Mexico City metropolitan area, home to more than 20 million
According to a report by Reuters, researchers warn that a near record-size 'dead zone' of oxygen-starved water could form in the Gulf of Mexico this summer, threatening huge amounts of marine life. On..