Airboats and Their Use in Conservation Actions

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By Vitza Cabrera, Ricardo Domínguez and Sean Meade

Photos by Sean Meade

This article appears in the issue no. 19 (July 2020) of Mediterranews magazine

At the beginning of the 1900’s the airboat was invented, although it is unclear where and how it all started, it is true that the first ones were completely different from the modern ones. A collection of trial-and-error lead to the actual configuration: a flat bottom, the pilot situated in an elevated position, the engine on the back, and the propel protected by a cage.

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Climate Change and Sierra San Pedro Martir

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By Mariana Espinosa and Aurora Torres

In order to implement measures against climate change in the Sierra de San Pedro Martir National Park and its area of influence, we participated in the Resilience Project between 2019 and mid-2020.

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Bird is the Word: Punta Banda Estuary (StoryMaps)

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By Andrea Sánchez Davidson

I lived near the Punta Banda estuary in 2017 and it inspired my love of birding. The Punta Banda estuary is located on the Pacific side of the Baja California peninsula, just south of Ensenada, Mexico. 

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Community Engagement Webinars With Focus on Disturbance

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By Claudia Guzmán and Antonieta Valenzuela

Throughout June, a series of free webinars were given to build community support for shorebird conservation and to address immediate human disturbance issues at Bahia Todos Santos, in Ensenada, Mexico.

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Latest Update

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Updated on July 30, 2020

As a precautionary measure against the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and following the instructions of the authorities, at Terra Peninsular we continue to work remotely and our office in Ensenada will remain closed until further notice.

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