Coral reefs in the Yucatan Peninsula threatened by global warming

Concerned experts warn that coral reefs in Campeche, Yucatán, Quintana Roo, Veracruz and other states are at serious risk in their breeding system, as reported in El Expreso de Campeche with information from Notimex. In a press conference, the officials explained that the rising temperatures, combined with the increase in carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, July 4th, 2017
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Very hot weather to make a comeback in the Yucatan Peninsula

YUCATÁN — Very hot temperatures up to 102 degrees Fahrenheit (39 degrees Celsius) are expected this week for the whole Yucatan Peninsula, according to the National Water Commission (CONAGUA), through the More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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Forecasters watching possible tropical storms affecting the Yucatán Peninsula

The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) stated Sunday June 18 that there is a 90 percent probability that a tropical storm will form in the next five days, with possible impact on the Yucatan Peninsula. The weather More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, June 18th, 2017
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Campeche Underwater Archeological Museum to be inaugurated

The museum in the state of Campeche will recreate the sensation of being in underwater environments. CAMPECHE – According to El Universal, the San José el Alto Stronghold Underwater Archeological Museum, in Campeche, More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, June 12th, 2017
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Possible offshore cyclones could affect peninsula weather this week, forecasters warn

Strong winds with gusts above 60 kilometers per hour in the north and south of the national territory will prevail this week, due to the tropical depression 3-E, according to information from the National Meteorological More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, June 3rd, 2017
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Yucatan State Police prevent sale of stolen cars in Merida

MERIDA — Elements of the State Police recovered and stored three stolen cars in the car dealership located in Merida’s Supply Center. The vehicles are from Mexico City and State of Mexico. Five people have More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, June 2nd, 2017
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Campeche offers off-the-beaten-path adventures

Still relatively unexplored by North American tourists, Campeche – the Mexican state on the Yucatán Peninsula overlooking the Gulf of Mexico – offers endless opportunities and off-the-beaten-path explorations More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, May 26th, 2017
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Campeche will host national amateur golf championship for the second time

CAMPECHE — The 90th National Golf Championship of Amateurs 2017, that will have as its headquarters at the city of San Francisco of Campeche,  will be held from June 7 to 11.  Jorge Manos Esparragoza, head More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
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Peninsula’s mega blackout was due to ‘overload’: CFE

It affected 1.7 million people in three states, requiring up to 8 hours to restore service. MERIDA – The Federal Electricity Commission (CFE) says that by Tuesday May 23, at 6:30 p.m., 99 percent of the electricity More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, May 21st, 2017
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Peninsular environment notes

The state of Campeche administration of the National Forestry Commission (CONAFOR), which presides Alonso Julián Pacheco Ucán, has reportedly refused to disclose information about the actual damages that have More...