Tag archive for ‘Environment’
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 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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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 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 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...