Coastal Solutions Project in Bahia de Todos Santos

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 8 minutos 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, suchContinue reading “Coastal Solutions Project in Bahia de Todos Santos”

18 Years of Conservation for Baja California

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 6 minutos By Bárbara Ramírez The Baja California peninsula is an area of great ecological importance and a biodiversity hotspot that is rapidly disappearing due to the unconscious growth of cities. To counteract this loss of habitat, Terra Peninsular has focused on land protection in Baja California since 2001. 14,391 acres of nature reserves 98,456 acres ofContinue reading “18 Years of Conservation for Baja California”

Buried Treasures of El Rosario, Baja California

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 6 minutos By Marisol Montellano 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 Institute of GeologyContinue 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 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. Baja California, specifically, occupies the third place at a nationwide with 10%Continue reading “From Extraction to Consumption: Octopus Fishing in San Quintín”

Surrounded by Mountains, Birds and Skyscrapers

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 5 minutos Our experience in the 1st Vancouver International Bird Festival By Erika Jiménez, José Lamberto Hernández and Mirna Borrego We attended the first Vancouver International Bird Festival, in Canada, from August 19 to 26, 2018 and it was an unforgettable experience The adventure began when we arrived to the airport. While walking around to pick upContinue reading “Surrounded by Mountains, Birds and Skyscrapers”

Shell Middens in Punta Mazo: Windows to the Past

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 7 minutos By Luis Fernando López, Cecilia Alducin, Andrea González, Verónica Vargas, Juan López and Enah Fonseca What we know about the ancient human groups in the peninsula of Baja California has been thanks to the remains of materials located in archaeological sites called shell middens. Although their main component defines them, shells are not the onlyContinue reading “Shell Middens in Punta Mazo: Windows to the Past”

Socrates and Outdoor Activities

Tiempo de lectura | Reading time: 5 minutos By Claudia Guzmán Living well Socrates is considered the precursor of ethics because of his innumerable speeches about the virtue, that for him meant to know to do goog (this in a practical sense). That is, those who do evil do it because they do not know good. He related ethics with living a goodContinue reading “Socrates and Outdoor Activities”