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 to the south… MERIDA — With the financing of the Sectoral Fund of the Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources and the More...

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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...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, November 12th, 2017
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Researchers discover Chichén Itzá passageway that could lead to cenote

CHICHÉN ITZÁ — The team of the Great Mayan Aquifer Project led by the underwater archaeologist Guillermo de Anda has spent recent months exploring the underground world of Chichén Itzá, El Universal More...

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 Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
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Pro-animal group demands improved conditions for ‘calesa’ horses

Merida group says there is a lack of political will to solve animal-protection problems with calesa drivers…. MERIDA — Since the beginning of the current municipal administration, the issue of the “Calesas” 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...