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Mexico Living & Lifestyle News | Topic | ecology | Page 1

25 January, 2020

Green School Tulum: Learning in Harmony with the Environment

Modeled after the original Green School in Bali, the famed institution’s newest location in Tulum is set to open in September of 2021, providing a progressive learning experience that is designed to ignite the natural curiosity of children and create communities that blend a love of wilderness with comfort and sustainability. Described as a “school without walls”,  the Green School in Tulum will encourage innovation and creativity, with a commitment to “educating for sustainability in a natural environment through our purpose-driven communication",

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25 June, 2019

Get Closer to Nature and Experience Mayan Culture in the Riviera Maya

No visit to Cancun or the Riviera Maya region of Mexico is complete without exploring the ancient Mayan culture of the Yucatan Peninsula and Caribbean coast, which is home to a wide variety of ancient ruins and where many indigenous communities still thrive to this day. But if you’re looking for an exciting new adventure that will take you even deeper into the magical world of the Maya people, Maya Ka’an offers visitors a sustainable, back-to-nature cultural experience that is unlike anything else in the world.

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01 June, 2019

4 Eco-Tours in Playa del Carmen that Promote a Connection with Nature

Situated in the heart of Mexico’s Riviera Maya just south of Cancun on the Caribbean Sea, downtown Playa del Carmen is a growing, vibrant city with a distinct international feel that serves as a hub of activity in the region. Travelers can choose from a seemingly endless array of exciting tours and activities, including a variety of eco-friendly excursions designed to bring you closer to nature and help all travelers develop a deeper understanding of the fragile natural beauty that has made the Riviera Maya coastline one of the world’s top vacation destinations.

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25 May, 2019

They say “necessity is the mother of all Invention,” and that is certainly proving to be true when it comes to how beaches in Mexico’s Riviera Maya are combatting the sargassum seaweed problem, with the celebrated local fishing village of Puerto Morelos leading the charge. The Mexican Federal Government is also busy working out a course of action and has assigned massive resources to remove sargassum from the beaches of the Riviera Maya and throughout the state of Quintana Roo.

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04 May, 2019

Sea Turtle Season Returns to Mexico’s Riviera Maya

The first sea turtle of the 2019 season has already been spotted on Cozumel island, which lies just offshore from downtown Playa del Carmen and offers easy access to the world’s second largest barrier reef. Her arrival came nearly three weeks earlier than usual, when the female turtle was seen digging in the sand at Punta Sur by la Fundación de Parques y Museos de Cozumel (the Cozumel Parks and Museums Foundation). 

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27 April, 2019

Riviera Maya Snorkeling Tours Help Rebuild Vital Caribbean Reef

The Caribbean coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula is a verdant paradise of white-sand beaches, lagoons and mangroves, with ancient ruins and lush tropical jungle, but the region is also home to the world’s second-largest barrier reef, which lies just offshore. Now, visitors can take part in preserving the reef for generations to come, thanks to an alliance between Fairmont Mayakoba and Oceanus A.C., which offers a $49-per-person snorkeling tour to underwater nurseries where guests can gather and help transplant coral to the sea bottom, where it can continue to grow.

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27 August, 2013

If you are looking into Tulum Real Estate it’s important to mention the Sian Ka’an Biosphere.  In Mayan Sian Ka’an means “Origin of the Sky”.  The Sian Ka’an biosphere is located on the east coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, just a few minutes south of the city of Tulum. In the Reserve there are mangroves, tropical forests, and marshes with a large marine section that connects to the barrier reef, along with a diverse fauna.

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