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No, Al Gore isn’t part of Mérida’s climate change forum

Contrary to some headlines, a forum on climate change will not include former U.S. vice president Al Gore.

Pioneering scheme insures coral reef off Quintina Roo

A special insurance policy covers endangered reefs off the Yucatán Peninsula against hurricanes, storms and other natural disasters.

‘Adopt a Tree’ program takes root in urban Mérida

The  city's "Adopt a Tree" program accounts for more than half the plantings completed under the municipal green infrastructure plan.

Fires feared after record heat and drought

After the hottest and driest January in years, now come fears of wildfires.

As climate changes, Mayan farmer modifies the milpa

Climate change is forcing Mayan farmers to reconsider age-tested techniques. And one local farmer thinks he has found something that works with less predictable rainfall.

Day hottest on record since 1998

Temperatures recorded Friday were not only the hottest in 2015, but in the third highest in the last 44 years and in the greatest since 1998.

Meridanos greet the heat with humor

You can't beat the heat, but you can laugh it off with a humorous Facebook meme.

Yes, it’s getting hotter, and the trend will continue

Merida, Yucatan, registered record temperatures over the last four months as a result of climate change, deforestation and urban growth.

Slide show: The gathering storm

Images of menacing skies and torrential downpours hit social media today as yet another tropical storm hit Merida.

Hurricane danger zone approaches

Only two hurricanes are predicted this season, but that does not mean anyone on the peninsula should become complacent, experts warn.