Pelicans and flamingos are some of the species that are in danger of extinction in Yucatan.

Six local artists participated in the third edition of this volume, which brings together the views of 100 photographers. Flora, fauna, landscapes, seas and coasts of nine regions are part of the specimen.

Mérida, Yucatán, (January 14, 2022).- Recently, the third edition of Natural Wealth of Mexico was presented. a book that, through the eyes of extraordinary photographers, portrays details of the country’s nature, with a unique stamp on each page.

The Yucatecans Apolinar Basora, Álvaro Cervera, Martin Moguel, Lorena Jiménez, Nelly Quijano, and Miguel Díaz participated, great talents representing eco-region 8, corresponding to the entity, putting a stop not only to their work but also to the territory.

Riqueza Natural de Mexico – Lo hecho en México
(Photo: Lo Hecho en Mexico)

The last one, which can be found on networks like @mikediazphoto, commented that “it is a great honor and it gives me great happiness; The photo I shared is of a Mexican earwig hummingbird with its young, endemic to the Yucatan Peninsula, a species in which I have tried to support its conservation.

“It is a very nice book, in a very special edition, which is made with great care, by photographers who seek to promote and show off the nature of Mexico; The Yucatecans who participate in this edition are excellent photographers and it is an honor to share this space with their talent, in something that represents Yucatan”, he stated.

Miguel Díaz. Colibrí Tijereta Mexicano, San Bruno, Yucatán,( ig: @mikediazphoto)

Since its first edition, in 2019, this project seeks to create a witness of living beings, spaces, and natural wonders, to demonstrate and promote the fortune we have in the Republic, through the showcase of photography.

The third version brings together the views of 100 artists who share, through their work, the riches of nine state regions, to highlight the flora and fauna, archaeological sites, landscapes, coasts, beaches, and much more.

Nelly Quijano, Cenote Nah Yah, Pixyah, Yucatán. (ig: @nativasoy)

Created by Antonio Pastrana, in his desire to publicize the world that he is so passionate about, this volume has 176 pages and images of 23 by 30 centimeters, all printed on 200-gram couché paper, with rigid binding and a total weight of 1.6 kilograms.

Its cover is defined annually with a contest, along with Lo Hecho en México; the one on this occasion is a portrait of the whale shark, captured by Cecilia Gutiérrez Navarro, off the coast of Quintana Roo.

Riqueza Natural de México 2020 – Lo hecho en México
(Photo: Lo Hecho en Mexico)

It has an organic reach of approximately 40,000 people in its printed version and more than 400,000 views in its electronic version, which can be found on the site www.riquezanatural.mx; the sale and distribution are in charge of both sponsoring companies and the photographers themselves, who send them to different countries in America, Europe, and Asia.

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