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Calle Fuego N° 2 SM. 4 Mza. 10
Col. Centro, Cancún, Quintana Roo, México C.P. 77500


Tel 1: (998) 892 2958

Tel 2: (998) 892 2959

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Environmental education

Challenges

  • Inform and sensitize the whole state of Quintana Roo on environmental issues.

  • Positioning Amigos de Sian Ka'an as a leader in the practice of formal and informal environmental education.

Actions

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Amigos de Sian Ka'an holds informative talks, workshops, environmental fairs and dissemination events to inform, raise awareness and sensitize children, youth and adults about the conservation of different matters, such as:

  • The Mayan aquifer

  • The importance of environmental services

  • The importance and protection of the jungle

  • Care of the Caribean Reef

  • Problems of aquatic and terrestrial invasive alien species 

  • The importance of the connection to drainage

  • Adequate management of solid waste

  • The importance of insular biosecurity to avoid the reintroduction of invasive alien species to the islands of the Chinchorro.

Accomplishments

Eres Agua, ¡Toma Conciencia!

The educational communication campaign for the preservation of the aquifer of Quintana Roo "Eres Agua, ¡Toma Conciencia!" focuses on teaching children, hotel employees and other interested people about the importance of the aquifer in the Peninsula of Yucatan.

This program has reached directly around 55,000  persons all around the State of Quintana Roo.

¡Buen día selva!, yo cuidaré de ti

Educational campaign of environmental services ¡Buen día Selva!, Yo cuidaré de ti", focused on teaching the importance of the rainforests in the State of Quintana Roo.

Reefs forever 

Cultural route and educational Sustainability in Motion: "Reefs forever"

This project teaches participants the importance of the reefs in the Caribbean Sea and how they help reduce Climate Change, stop wave-strenght on coasts due to hurricanes or tropical storms, etc.

Alien invasive species

Awareness campaign named "How to take care of our ecosystems from invasive alien species" (Cómo cuidar nuestros ecosistemas de las especies exóticas invasoras). 

 

Part of todays environmental problems reside in the invasion of alien species due to owners freeing them in areas where they don't belong. One of the most extreme 

cases is the invasive Lion Fish in the coasts of the Caribbean Sea.

Photo by Cultura Creative (RF)/Alamy Stock Photo

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