Mexico

July 16, 2010 to July 18, 2010

Third Annual Whale Shark Festival and Academic Conference

Noted marine biologists from Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, the Center for Shark Research/Mote Marine Laboratory in Florida and Mexico’s Project Domino will present their research at the Third Annual Whale Shark Festival in Isla Mujeres, Mexico.

Gulfbase

An excellent collection of resources about the Gulf of Mexico, including several searchable databases. Una colección vasta de recursos sobre el Golfo de México; incluye bases de datos accesibles sobre: México, Centroamérica y el Caribe, Sureste de Estados Unidos, Suroeste de Estados Unidos (solo en inglés).

Mixquiahuala Journal: Fears That Lush Land May Lose a Foul Fertilizer

"For 100 years, Mexico City has flushed its wastewater north to irrigate the farmland of Hidalgo State. This foul cascade, which the farmers call 'the black waters,' flows through a latticework of canals and then trickles over the fields. So when word got out that the government was finally going to build a giant wastewater treatment plant, one might have expected the farmers around here to be excited. Instead, they were suspicious."

Source: NYTimes, 05/05/2010

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