Cenote-cleaning projects will help preserve Yucatan’s water supply

State officials undertake the cleaning of more than 70 cenotes in Abalá, while a private entrepreneur is cleaning other cenotes around the state…. YUCATAN –  The Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources (Semarnat), Carlos Berlin Montero, as well Governor Rolando Zapata Bello, have started a project to clean the cenotes that provides water supply More...

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By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 24th, 2017
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“First Yucatan Wildlife Fair” to feature native species

The event will be held on Sunday November 26 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Yucatan Science Technology Park, located in the highway Sierra Papacal-Chuburna km 5.5. Participants in the free event for the whole family More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
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Night of the Stars in Merida: Don’t forget your telescope

Animaya Zoo will be the place where the ninth edition of this family event will take place… MERIDA – This Saturday November 25 will be the perfect time to take a look at the night sky to appreciate the amazing More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
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Merida will become a “Smart City”

With an investment of 420 thousand euros from two international enterprises, the Smart City project will offer instant solutions to citizens in terms of housing, mobility and urban planning… MERIDA – Currently, More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
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Prepare yourself for Yucatan’s “Indian summer”

Finally the temperatures are descending in the state, which means that the locals are frosting while expats and tourist are enjoying the temperature adjustment of the fall season in Yucatan… MERIDA – While More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017
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Merida Council and Harvard U. collaborate on urban development for Merida

Harvard University students from The Graduate School of Design have published their most recent research work on Merida’s urban development. The book-length document will be taken into consideration by Merida’s More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, November 21st, 2017
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Seeking a downtown Merida free of buses

Authorities say that by 2023, the fleet of 1,200 buses that circulate around the city will be totally renewed or replaced… MERIDA – The head of the Transportation Directorate, Humberto Hevia Jiménez, informed More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, November 18th, 2017
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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, More...

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...