Topics

  • Earth Day 2014

    Since 2009, Mérida Verde, a multicultural non-profit association founded in 2008 with the mission of promoting a sustainable lifestyle among Mérida’s citizens,  has organized events which are free and open to the public in celebration of Earth Day. This year the event will take place on Sunday...
  • Bicycle Journey from Canada to Argentina

    David Gasc, a 31-year-old French Agronomist, and Rui Miguel Costa, a 34-year-old Portuguese...
  • Rio Lagartos

    In Yucatán there are no true rivers above ground, only formations called rías, which are entries...
  • Santa Elena Sustainable Development Project

    BACKGROUND: Santa Elena is a town of approximately 5,000 inhabitants; it is located on the main...
  • Whale Sharks

    Whale Shark season on Isla Holbox is from May 15th until September 15th. Click here to...
  • Face to Face: Whales and Dolphins in Yucatan

    Although most people are not aware of it, there are dolphins and whales in Yucatán. Dolphins are...
  • Marine Turtles in Yucatan

    The Yucatán peninsula has many varieties of exotic wildlife including jaguars, parrots, flamingos,...
  • Organic Products in Mérida

    Where to get organic products in Mérida The term “organic products,” as well as those with the...
  • Eat Lionfish!

    The lionfish, originally only found in Asian waters, has migrated or been accidentally introduced...
  • Face to Face With Connie Leal Delgado

    Every now and then, you meet someone who has so much passion about what they do, and so much...
  • Eco-House in Merida: The Real Thing

    When John and Jane Grimsrud decided to settle in Mérida, they made a commitment to create a true...
  • Self-Sustaining Energy

    Self-sustaining energy is based on generating electricity or heating water by means of the...
  • Just One Word... Plastics

    In the 1967 movie, "The Graduate", Ben, a recent college graduate, was uncertain about...
  • Volunteer Tourism

    Lets take a look at Volunteer Tourism, also known as "Voluntourism." Generally speaking, this type...
  • Climate Change and Tourism

    In our continuing series on eco-tourism, this month we will take a look at how climate change...
  • Endangered Species in Yucatan

    In our continuing series on ecotourism, this month we will take a look at one of the most important...
  • Protecting Yucatan’s Beaches

    In this month's eco-tourism article we will discuss the coastal areas of our state, and...
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites

    In this month's feature in our eco-tourism series, we will discuss the World Heritage Sites...
  • Flamingos



    The largest flocks of flamingos in North America are right here in the wetlands of the Yucatán....
  • Haciendas Foundation of the Mayan World - Medicinal Herbs

    The Fundación Hacienda del Mundo Maya, A.C. is a group of professional people that works together...
  • Vegetation of the Yucatan

    From the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, through the mangrove swamps, to the scrub of the interior,...
  • What can I do?

    You have read Sustainable Tourism, it has caught your interest and now you are (we hope) wondering...
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