Rest in Peace, Barbara Massey

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: < 1 minuto We greatly regret the departure of Barbara Massey, a very dear person who, with her passion for conservation and concern for theconservation of wetlands, supported the founding of nonprofits such as Pro Esteros and Terra Peninsular. We send a big hug to her family and loved ones, her legacy will remain with us for manyContinue reading “Rest in Peace, Barbara Massey”

Art exhibition: Travesía

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 8 minutos For centuries art has been a tool that has helped us to know and understand the natural world. Before cameras existed, explorers and painters showed us the nature that surrounded them through drawings, painting and other disciplines. The collective exhibition Travesia (journey in English) seeks to share the source of inspiration that nature provides. It’sContinue reading “Art exhibition: Travesía”

Rock Paintings in the Middle of Nowhere, Mexico

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 10 minutos By Pablo Arturo López Guijosa, Chasing World Heritage Road Trips are fun. I have done many of the top rated road trips all around the world, including the Great Ocean Road, Jebel Hafeet, a World Heritage site in the United Arab Emirates, and Milford Road, New Zealand, also a World Heritage site. But as aContinue reading “Rock Paintings in the Middle of Nowhere, Mexico”

Vote for Our Project: Plastic-free San Quintin

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 2 minutos We have been working for more than two decades to protect Baja California and one of the places where we focus our efforts is San Quintin Bay.  This year we are participating in a contest of the European Outdoor Conservation Association, and if we win we will develop a project to reduce plastic pollution inContinue reading “Vote for Our Project: Plastic-free San Quintin”

What are Areas Destined for Conservation?

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 5 minutos By Jorge Luis Basave Castillo This article was translated by Amairani Márquez and Manuel Eduardo Mendoza Few doubt about the biocultural diversity of Mexico and the importance of urgently encouraging sustainable development. What is less known is that most of the natural resources of Mexico are on socially and privately owned lands, which requires aContinue reading “What are Areas Destined for Conservation?”

Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 3 minutos In addition to planning your trip it’s important to know how to camp without leaving a trace and that is what the second of the seven Leave No Trace principles is about. How to travel and camp without leaving a trace? Selecting an appropriate campsite is the most important aspect of a low-impact outing. AlwaysContinue reading “Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces”

Enjoy the Spring Without Leaving Trace

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 11 minutos By Mirna Borrego and Roberto Chino Around February and March it’s normal to see that on the outskirts of the cities the slopes are painted in colors with the flowering of a great variety of species. The awakening of the wildflowers of previous years left us with great memories of colorful landscapes, and aroused inContinue reading “Enjoy the Spring Without Leaving Trace”

Endangered Dudleyas

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 3 minutos By Mirna Borrego and Antonieta Valenzuela Did you know that some plants depend on the rich soil of the volcanic valley of San Quintin to survive? These are highly protected endemisms that you can only find in the nature reserves, and others belong exclusively to the San Quintin dunes. One of these plants is theContinue reading “Endangered Dudleyas”

Plan Ahead and Prepare

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 3 minutos Planning your trip and preparing is the first step to enjoying nature and outdoor activities responsibly. This is the first of the seven principles of Leave No Trace. And why is it important to plan and prepare? You enjoy the outing and the activity more, you avoid accidents, you guarantee your safety and that ofContinue reading “Plan Ahead and Prepare”