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”

On the Fire Line

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 4 minutos Text and photos by Chris Ives Fire moves through diverse landscapes on all corners of the earth, from the Siberian tundra to the African savanna, the pinelands of North America, to the Australian bush. As humans, we are destined to live with fire whether we choose to or not, and as a result there willContinue reading “On the Fire Line”

Nahuales and the Protectors of Baja

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 4 minutos Interview to Sócrates Medina by Charlotte Vizzuett Tell us more about who you are and your career as an artist. I grew up in Tijuana and went to elementary school in San Diego. I graduated from Architecture and then I moved to Los Angeles, where I found a ceramics studio and I began to pursueContinue reading “Nahuales and the Protectors of Baja”

Making a Change From Home​​:​ Native Gardens​

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 4 minutos By Karla González | Editing by Marcela Danemann In the middle of this year 2021, the United Nations Organization (UN) provided the report on climate change and the irreversible effects that are already occurring. This is already a fact and not at all favorable. Long ago, the idea of ecosystem restoration stuck in my mindContinue reading “Making a Change From Home​​:​ Native Gardens​”

An Approach to Ensenada Native Bees

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 5 minutos Did you know that there are approximately 500 species of bees in Ensenada? By Diego de Pedro  Ensenada has a high richness bee diversity. This is because it is placed in the California Floristic Province, one of the most bee diverse regions in the world. Unlike honey bees (Apis mellifera), which are originally from EuropeContinue reading “An Approach to Ensenada Native Bees”

The Migratory Shorebird Project

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 9 minutos By Eduardo Palacios and Lucía Alfaro For the past 10 years, shorebirds and their habitats have been monitored in northwestern Mexico through the Migratory Shorebird Project.  Monitoring is a critical component of any conservation project as it allows us to measure changes in the number and status of waterfowl at each site, the habitat status,Continue reading “The Migratory Shorebird Project”

In Search of Bumblebees With Hands, Feet and Computers

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 8 minutos By Eulogio López Reyes and Fadia Sara Ceccarelli After returning from a long stay on an island where I worked as a field biologist, I was pleasantly surprised to find many women friends of the family at my house, among them, a little girl. Immediately, I started to tell them about my adventures on theContinue reading “In Search of Bumblebees With Hands, Feet and Computers”

How to Improve Your Garden with California Native Plants?

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 8 minutos Article and photos by Dorabel Esparza How often do you stop and smell the flowers? How often do you stop and notice the insects on the plants that you are smelling? Did you know that spending more time with nature could create and foster curiosity?

A First Look into the Diverse Lichen Communities

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 5 minutos Text and photos by Steven D. Leavitt, Felix Grewe and María de los Ángeles Herrera Campos Fog zones in coastal deserts create unique habitats supporting incredible biological communities. These coastal fog deserts make up only a small portion of the total amount of earth’s landmass worldwide but harbor a disproportionately high amount of diversity. 

Darkness, a Refuge for Wildlife

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 5 minutos By Fernando Ávila Photos by Stephane Guisard Our planet was formed along with the solar system 4.5 billion years ago, and 3.5 billion years ago life appeared on Earth. Less than 150 years ago, the first incandescent bulb was lit to illuminate nights. These numbers are important to put into perspective a recent and silentContinue reading “Darkness, a Refuge for Wildlife”