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Images of Yucatán's coastline supposedly showing the arrival of a "red tide" have been debunked by specialists who say the photographs are actually taken in Florida.
Omar Vázquez is turning this aquatic nuisance into construction material to help build affordable housing.
A tour company has angered Río Lagartos locals after their vehicles damaged sea turtle nests on the beach — according to Por Esto.
Droughts are particularly dire in northern states such as Nuevo Léon, where potable water has been reduced to a trickle.
A spider monkey has been raising eyebrows among residents of the community of Xoy in the municipality of Peto.
Photos of Quintana Roo’s coastline covered in sargassum for weeks have been circulating heavily over news sites and social media. And scientists now warn that...
A pig farm in the municipality of Homún is being accused of filling in and hiding two cenotes from environmental authorities.
Though Sisal is known mainly for its gorgeous beaches, its coastline and surrounding mangroves are home to an extremely wide array of wildlife and landscapes.
Yucatán’s status as one of Mexico’s large pork producers employs thousands across the state. But this is not without its problems. According to a recent...
Amid a barrage of criticism of the Mayan Train from home and abroad, AMLO says he is ready to dialogue with environmentalists.
As genetically modified crops become more prevalent in Yucatán’s fields and shops, there is a growing concern that traditional heirloom species may be lost forever.
After last weekend’s presidential referendum, the federal government says it is accelerating work on the Mayan Train.
Federal laws protecting wild animals from public exhibitions have long been on the books.
Amid growing criticism, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador came out Monday to defend his environmental record.
Mexican beer brands are ditching the nasty plastic six-pack rings. Corona introduced packaging made of barley straw and recycled wood fibers in 2021. In January,...
Greenpeace organizers tied themselves to heavy machinery in Quintana Roo on Monday, the latest high-profile attempt to derail the Mayan Train. At issue was a...
The not-for-profit environmental organization CEMDA has outlined eight recent attacks against environmentalists on the Yucatán Peninsula.
The actor and producer Gael García is now among several high-profile Mexicans expressing opposition to the Mayan Train.
The environmental collective Va por la Tierra is planning a series of events to raise awareness among Yucatán's population on issues regarding water quality and climate change.
Though more vulnerable to drought, traditional varieties of maize such as the Nuuk Nal, which has a reddish color, tend to be larger and more nutritious than their genetically modified counterparts, according to Díaz.
Authorities in Isla Mujeres are planning to remove several shipwrecked boats in and around the island’s waters since 1988.
Mexico’s federal transparency agency requires that the Mayan Train project lay out a plan for how it will undo the environmental harm it has created.