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 coastal highway and, in addition, erosion threatens several summer properties due to the unstoppable advance of the sea. The watchmen of the More...

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By Yucatan Times On Saturday, November 11th, 2017
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Izamal plans to build its own “Paseo Verde”

The investment in the project is $5.3 million pesos  ($277,290 USD), and funds will be released soon at the federal level… MERIDA — With federal resources, Izamal will soon have a “Paseo Verde” More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 9th, 2017
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Dozens of damaged CFE electric posts represent threat in Merida

Despite the works to repair and replace there are still 61 posts at risk of falling around the city…. MERIDA — The superintendent of the Federal Electricity Commission (CFE), in Mérida, Jorge Solís More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 9th, 2017
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Merida activists urge more space for pedestrians and cyclists

Associations point out that this sector of the population hasn’t been treated correctly due to the poor infrastructure for pedestrians and cyclists… MERIDA — Civil organizations grouped in the Citizen More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
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Merida restaurants want ‘eco-friendly’ designation

At least 15 restaurant enterprises in Merida have already registered to obtain this certification…. MERIDA — So far, the Sustainable Development Unit of the City of Mérida has received the request of More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Merida environmentalist Joann Andrews honored for tireless contributions

MERIDA — The tireless work of Joann Andrews and the contribution she has made over the past 50 years to the conservation, protection and sustainable use of ecosystems, their biodiversity and environmental More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Authorities halt land clearing in Cuxtal Nature Reserve

Profepa has closed the area and stopped the illegal activities that were carried on there… MERIDA — Inspectors of the Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection stopped the vegetation removal activities More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, November 5th, 2017
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Misuse of sewer drainage in Merida, a problem that affects everyone

Merida sees improper use of sewer drainage in the streets, as people discard their garbage in there or divert their own drain pipes to those spaces.,, MERIDA — On a tour through different streets and avenues More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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European Union adds Merida to prestigious urban-environment program

The International Urban Cooperation (IUC) program facilitates links between cities of the European community with different regions of the world, in order to help their leaders obtain new tools related to sustainable More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Trendsetting Yucatan plans increased production and usage of clean energy

“The objective is that in Mexico, by the year 2024, 35% of the total of its electricity generation comes from a clean source,” said the federal deputy Pablo Gamboa Miner… MERIDA — When meeting More...