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Residents in Progreso and other communities on Yucatán's northern coast are complaining of illegal garbage dumps.
Jaguars are extremely endangered in Yucatán, but new data is starting to provide reasons for cautious optimism. Photo: Carlos Rosado van...
A land turtle was found inside a cardboard box within a suitcase at the Mérida international airport.
Record-breaking amounts of sargassum could soon reach the Peninsula, scientists said at a Mérida conference.
The document invites countries to commit to ending deforestation in the next decade, which is considered essential in the fight against climate change.
Yucatán's congress passed a new climate-change law Thursday to reduce auto emissions and safeguard the environment.
Construction at Xcaret’s Xibalba theme park in Yucatán has been halted after a surprise inspection by Mexico’s federal environmental agency, Profepa.
As Mike grew up, he dove back into nature, researching the environment, wildlife, and space. He understood the process he had to follow in order to achieve the photos he dreamed of.
More than halfway through AMLO’s tenure, the president's largest infrastructure project, the Mayan Train, is only 10% complete.
A group of student activists led by Greta Thunberg has called upon Yucatán's government to declare a climate emergency and start to take more serious and proactive moves to combat climate change.
A couple of weeks earlier, Obrador revealed the purchase of 1,200 hectares from ejidatarios in the Felipe Carrillo Puerto sector for the new Tulum airport.
The Institute of Biodiversity and Natural Protected Areas (Ibanqroo) and the International Foundation for Nature and Sustainability are looking for options for a rescued manatee.
Tourism developers suggest developing a three-mile-long hotel zone along Yucatán's coast.
Though the exact number of animal species on the Yucatán Peninsula is hard to nail down, even conservative estimates place the number in the thousands.
The recognition comes as Homún continues to fight against pig farms which locals say produce dangerous levels of pollutants that seep into their groundwater.
"We need a new set of standards to address the problem, as honestly efforts so far have not only been unsuccessful but have actually made the problem worse," said Pedro Castro Borges, of the CInsvestav research institute.
Worrying levels of pollution have been detected at four of Yucatán's beaches.
Residents of Sisal say they don’t want their community to be a Pueblo Magico — Magical Town — any longer.
Ecologists hope to learn more about this species, as well as what brought it to Yucatán in the first place.