Eco-solutions to the mosquito problem in Yucatan

With a local fish species, State government seeks to reduce the quantity of mosquitoes in Yucatan cenotes… MERIDA — More than 17,000 fish of the species Gambusia yucatana, also known as Mosquito-fish, were released again in the aguada of the Kai Luum park as part of the biological measures to control the proliferation of the mosquito Aedes More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 17th, 2017
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Cenotes provide a secure water supply for Yucatan

Conagua authorities declare that the region enjoys a privileged status in respect to water supply… MERIDA — Yucatan is privileged because of its water situation, compared to other places in the country, More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 17th, 2017
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Yucatan wind farms gear up for clean-energy production in 2018

The installation of the Dzilam de Bravo wind farm reports good progress; in addition, in 2018 and 2019, nine more wind farms are set to come on line… MERIDA — It is projected that in the first quarter More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 17th, 2017
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Mahahual businesses denounce reef damage by dive operators

MAHAHUAL, Q. Roo — Business owners from the port of Mahahual, Quintana Roo condemned the apparent destruction of the Mesoamerican Reef System and demanded that the environmental crime committed by tourist More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 16th, 2017
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Valladolid moves to force owners to clean up abandoned properties

“With this strategy the current municipal administration seeks to strengthen actions to improve the environment,” said Daniela Alonzo Ruiz, Valladolid director of ecology… VALLADOLID — As one more More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
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Authorities shut down bio-hazardous waste enterprise in Merida

The compay exceeded authorized limits for the collection of bio-hazardous waste, with mishandling that put at risk the environment…. MERIDA — The company Medam S. de R.L. of CV, located in the exit to More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
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How climate change affects birds’ migration in Yucatan: Part 2

This article is the second of two parts on the Semarnat and Conacyt joint efforts to learn more about how climate change affects Yucatan and the migratory birds that come to the Peninsula each year in their journey More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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How climate change affects birds’ migration in Yucatan: Part 1

This article is the first of two parts on the Semarnat and Conacyt joint efforts to learn more about how climate change affects Yucatan and the migratory birds that come to the Peninsula each year in their journey More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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Merida’s urban-transport system a major challenge for government

Officials say the Merida Intelligent Transportation system could not be adopted by the City Council because the municipality does not manage this public service, as the responsibility is the State Government’s… MERIDA More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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Yucatan beaches between Chicxulub and Telchac at risk of disappearing

The beach has already been reduced by 15 meters due to the erosion by ocean currents…. PROGRESO — In less than a year, 15 meters of beach have been lost at kilometer 32 of the Chicxulub-Telchac Puerto More...