Tag archive for ‘Environment’
By Yucatan Times On Monday, November 6th, 2017

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 Monday, November 6th, 2017

Authorities halt land clearing in Cuxtal Nature Reserve

Profepa has closed the area and stopped the illegal activities that were carried on there… MERIDA — Inspectors of the Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection stopped the vegetation removal activities More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, November 4th, 2017

Mexican producers film in Yucatan

Mexican movie producers record Izamal sites for a tourism project… IZAMAL — In the “heart” of Izamal, the eyes of walkers, neighbors and onlookers focused on the workers of an audiovisual More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, November 3rd, 2017

European Union adds Merida to prestigious urban-environment program

The International Urban Cooperation (IUC) program facilitates links between cities of the European community with different regions of the world, in order to help their leaders obtain new tools related to sustainable More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Environmentalist warns about ‘devastation’ in Cozumel’s “El Cedral”

COZUMEL — “The roads that are allowed to be built in El Cedral must be three meters wide, and only made when necessary, because this is an ecological reserve”, said the environmentalist president More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, October 24th, 2017

Yucatan sets benchmark for environmental projects

Yucatecan officials described environmental and clean-energy projects in a videoconference heard by 6,900 Latin American leaders… MERIDA — Governor Rolando Zapata Bello was invited to this activity of More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, October 16th, 2017

Plan for “La Plancha” park appears set to get off the ground in 2018

Construction is expected to start early next year on the ambitious project to transform the lands of “La Plancha” into an urban park like Central Park in New York or Chapultepec in Mexico City…. MERIDA More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Yucatan seeks UNESCO world heritage status for cenotes ring

The cenotes ring is a circle that surrounds the collision point of the meteor that may have ended the era of the dinosaurs. Inside the ring are located Merida and the most important ports of Yucatan’s northern More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, October 8th, 2017

Yucatan joins Ibero-American Tourist Caves Association.

In association with this organization the state wants to take advantage of its natural riches through alternative tourism…. MERIDA — To promote conservation, sustainable tourism development and scientific More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, October 7th, 2017

Study expected to bolster Yucatan’s exclusion from oil extraction

Secretary of Urban Development and Environment Eduardo Batllori Sampedro says the exclusion of Yucatan from the oil-extraction zone, announced by the Governor last week, will be reinforced by a study on the risks More...