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 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 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 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 Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – MY JAGUAR JOURNEY, PART 3 OF 3

Jaguar, Panthera onca, El Jaguar (Spanish), Balam (Mayan), Onça (Brazilian Portuguese)   Jaguar, Panthera onca   DE-TAILS AND OTHER ACCESSORIES   After the surprise and awe of photographing my first More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Starfish display amazing features in Peninsula waters

It is important not to buy dry starfish or handicrafts made from them. It is best to enjoy them in their natural environment…. QUINTANA ROO — Undoubtedly one of the strangest animals in both its behavior More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 19th, 2017
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Manatee deaths concern Quintana Roo ecologists

CHETUMAL, Q. Roo — The deaths of at least 20 manatees have Quintana Roo ecologists concerned with reports showing all of the deaths were human-related. The deaths of at least 20 manatees in Belize so far this More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
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Eight white turtles rescued in Ciudad del Carmen

CIUDAD DEL CARMEN, Campeche — In a joint operation of the Federal Environmental Police and the organization Alternate Movement for the Recovery of Affected Ecosystems (Marea Azul), authorities rescued eight More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
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BACKYARD BIRDING IN MERIDA, YUCATAN AND BEYOND – MY JAGUAR JOURNEY, PART 2 OF 3

Jaguar, Panthera onca, El Jaguar (Spanish), Balam (Mayan), Onça (Brazilian Portuguese)   ROILING IN RIVER   Cat swims silently near shoreline Caiman coming toward cat Two bounding leaps ATTACK!   Jaguar More...