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Villagers are restoring Yucatán’s mangrove forests, one seedling at a time

A woman plants 20-inch mangrove seedlings Wednesday as part of a restoration project near Dzilam de Bravo, Yucatán. Photo: AP /...

Tabasco’s hidden mangrove forest is ‘trapped in time’

The aquatic life of the San Pedro Mártir River in Tabasco finds refuge in the submerged roots of the red mangrove...

Yucatán has lost over half of its jungle

Aside from Mérida, the worst affected municipalities include Tizimín, Tecax, and Tzucacab, all of which are known for ranching and agriculture.

55 years ago an aircraft mysteriously crashed in Yucatán. Now a...

It is uncertain if the adventurers will be able to make it to the crash site, but claim that the expedition is as much about the journey as the destination.

Endangered mangroves are nature’s shield from hurricanes

The destruction of coastal dune thickets and mangroves eases the way for hurricanes to penetrate coastal areas, an environmental researcher asserts.