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Guardian of Monarch butterfly grounds eulogized in Mexico

MARK STEVENSON

January 31, 2020

OCAMPO, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of farmers and agricultural workers thronged the funeral of activist Homero Gómez González on Friday, and the homage to him was like a tribute to the monarch butterfly he so staunchly defended.The butterflies' annual migration, threatened by logging, avocado farming and cl...