World Wetlands Day Is Celebrated on February 2

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 2 minutos This article was translated by Amairani Márquez  World Wetlands Day is celebrated every February 2nd to commemorate the Ramsar Convention adoption in 1971, which designates wetlands of great value for their biodiversity and includes them in the List of Wetlands of International Importance. Mexico currently has 144 sites designated as Wetlands of International Importance (also knownContinue reading “World Wetlands Day Is Celebrated on February 2”

Artwork that traveled to Alaska is back in San Quintin

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 3 minutos Protected natural areas provide us with many benefits, one of them is that they are places where we can be close to nature and are the source of inspiration for many people and artists.  An example of this is the exhibition “Travesía” (journey in English), which we created to showcase the beauty of the bayContinue reading “Artwork that traveled to Alaska is back in San Quintin”

Sites of Archaeological Value Found in Southern Baja California

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 4 minutos Through a collaboration between Terra Peninsular and the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), 10 sites with graphic-rock art manifestations that could be around 3 thousand years old were found in the southern area of Baja California. The remains are located in different ranches in El Rosario, south of the Valle Tranquilo Nature Reserve,Continue reading “Sites of Archaeological Value Found in Southern Baja California”

Working Together to Protect the Natural Areas of San Quintin

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 4 minutos Baja California has an extensive territory full of natural wonders, one of them are the wetlands of San Quintin Bay, which besides being a place rich in flora and fauna, also has blue carbon.  With that in mind, the Secretary of Environment and Sustainable Development together with Terra Peninsular organized a tour to the wetlandsContinue reading “Working Together to Protect the Natural Areas of San Quintin”

Ranger From Baja California Among Global Award Winners

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 4 minutos Felipe León, one of the park rangers of the Sierra San Pedro Martir National Park, in Baja California, Mexico, received the International Ranger Award, which recognizes the exceptional work of rangers in protected and conserved places around the world.

Plastic-free San Quintin

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 2 minutos A few months ago we asked for your support to vote for a project we were competing in. We received many votes, but we didn’t win. After that, a second vote was held among the members of the European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA) and they decided to fund our project! This is great news! ThisContinue reading “Plastic-free San Quintin”

I Don’t Need a a Bag, Thank You

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 6 minutos By Laura Paulina López Orozco Talking about plastic bags is not uncommon. Each time we find more information about this item that has revolutionized our lives and continues to be part of our everyday life. Although different findings about plastic bags have been found, being aware of this helps to be more practical when acquiring,Continue reading “I Don’t Need a a Bag, Thank You”

Natural Protected Areas in Baja California

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 2 minutos By Verónica Meza and Antonieta Valenzuela In Baja California we can find terrestrial and marine natural areas with high biological richness and environmental value, these areas have different protection categories. Currently there are over 500 natural protected areas in Mexico that represent over 90 million hectares. This is part of the efforts of the federalContinue reading “Natural Protected Areas in Baja California”