Airboats and Their Use in Conservation Actions

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 7 minutos 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 differentContinue reading “Airboats and Their Use in Conservation Actions”

Coastal Solutions Project in Bahía de Todos Santos

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 9 minutos Text by Jonathan Vargas  Photo by Bryan Gerardo and Jonathan Vargas Translated by Óscar Gómez and Antonieta Valenzuela Bahía de Todos Santos Shorebird Reserve Bahía de Todos Santos, located in Ensenada, Baja California, is a site of ecological importance on which thousands of migratory shorebirds depend throughout the year, including species of worldwide conservation interest,Continue reading “Coastal Solutions Project in Bahía de Todos Santos”

Buried Treasures of El Rosario, Baja California

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 6 minutos 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, staff members of the InstituteContinue reading “Buried Treasures of El Rosario, Baja California”

From Extraction to Consumption: Octopus Fishing in San Quintín

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 4 minutos By Leticia Marisol Talavera and Luis Fernando López / Biology graduates of the Faculty of Advanced Studies Iztacala UNAM Fishing is one of the most important economic activities of our country and by 2016 contributed an estimated of 35 billion of pesos (Notimex, 2017), this is a historical amount, with a tendency to increase. BajaContinue reading “From Extraction to Consumption: Octopus Fishing in San Quintín”