Tag archive for ‘Environment’
By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018
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Developers persist with plans for new projects for Holbox

HOLBOX, Q. Roo — More than 50 new projects await approval for the island of Holbox in the municipality of Lázaro Cárdenas, however, the municipal president says the island is not ready. Municipal Lázaro Cadenas president, More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 22nd, 2017
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Yucatan Peninsula against transgenic products for better honey production

Bees pollinate 71 of the 100 species of crops in the world, but climate change, pesticides and parasites are exterminating them. To obtain a kilo of honey, a bee makes an average of 200 thousand flights… MERIDA More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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Ciudad del Carmen Zoo will close due to lack of care for the animals

Animals will be transferred to Tabasco and Merida zoos, because they have the infrastructure to guarantee adequate care of the animals… CIUDAD DEL CARMEN, Campeche – Due to failure to heed an order to properly More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 11th, 2017
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Yucatan coast suffers the “north winds” effect

Progreso’s new fuel terminal was damaged and trees uprooted… PROGRESO – The strong winds that accompanied the cold front number 14 arrived with gusts that exceeded 80 kilometers per hour (50 miles More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Yucatan receives international award for ecological policies

The International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) 2017 recognized the ecological efforts made by the state government… CUERNAVACA, Morelos – For the development of public policies and More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Demand soars in Mexico for natural Christmas trees

A total of 295 domestic producers will sell their natural trees this season, including almost 10 thousand in Merida… MEXICO – For Christmas 2017 there are 900 thousand trees in Mexico’s commercial More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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‘Super Moon’ will be visible on Jan. 1 in Yucatan

Eddie Salazar Gamboa, a recognized Yucatecan astronomer, talks about the characteristics of the ‘Super-Moon’ and when the next one will occur… MERIDA – The real Super-Moon can be observed on More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 3rd, 2017
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Second crater discovered inside Popocatépetl volcano

The National Center for Disaster Prevention (Centro Nacional de Prevención de Desastres: Cenapred) shared a video of the flyby they made on Sunday November 26 above the Popocatépetl volcano, where a second crater More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
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Conflict brews over land-use restrictions on Holbox

ISLA HOLBOX, Q. Roo — A conflict is on the verge of breaking out between the federal government and residents of Isla Holbox over land-use restrictions, according to mexiconewsdaily.com. The disagreement arose More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 1st, 2017
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Spider monkeys are kings of Quintana Roo’s Mayan forests

Despite the state’s urban growth, most of Quintana Roo remains wild forest where the amazing spider monkey lives… Quintana Roo – The spider monkey, also known by its Mayan name “ma’ax”, is More...