4th San Quintín Bay Bird Festival

By Antonieta Valenzuela / Communications and Public Relations Coordinator This article was translated by Gaël Courtin With the purpose of raising awareness on migratory birds, Terra Peninsular and the Community board of San Quintín organized the fourth edition of the Bird Festival in San Quintín Bay, from December 6 to…

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Buried Treasures of El Rosario, Baja California

By Marisol Montellano / UNAM During the 60’s and 70’s, American paleontologists spent several summers surveying the surroundings of El Rosario and discovered remains of dinosaurs, crocodiles, lizards and other vertebrates. Later, students and teachers from the Autonomous University of Baja California (UABC) made expeditions to the area. Since 2004,…

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Surrounded by Mountains, Birds and Skyscrapers

Our experience in the 1st Vancouver International Bird Festival By Erika Jiménez, José Lamberto Hernández and Mirna Borrego / Mediterranews We attended the first Vancouver International Bird Festival, in Canada, from August 19 to 26, 2018 and it was an unforgettable experience. The adventure began when we arrived to the…

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Shell Middens in Punta Mazo: Windows to the Past

By Luis Fernando López, Cecilia Alducin, Andrea González, Verónica Vargas, Juan López and Enah Fonseca What we know about the ancient human groups in the peninsula of Baja California has been thanks to the remains of materials located in archaeological sites called shell middens. Although their main component defines them,…

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Socrates and Outdoor Activities

By Claudia Guzmán / Terra Peninsular Living well Socrates is considered the precursor of ethics because of his innumerable speeches about the virtue, that for him meant to know to do goog (this in a practical sense). That is, those who do evil do it because they do not know…

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