Archive for 'Mexico'

Training for more sustainable hotels »

Mexico and the UK are working together through their Sustainable Development Dialogue to make the Mexican tourism industry more sustainable, delivering training to help hotels operate more sustainability.

UK and Mexico tackle illegal wildlife poaching and trade together »

As one of the world’s megadiverse countries, Mexico has an important role to play in protecting global biodiversity from the threats of poaching and trade. Training is helping develop capacity to reduce illegal trade.

Fighting fire to protect and restore Mexico’s ecosystems »

A UK-Mexico project to reduce the vulnerability of protected areas to climate change, demonstrates how the UK is working to help combat the affects of climate change on some of the world’s most important ecosystems.

Saving mangrove wetlands in Mexico »

Mangrove forests help mitigate climate change, are critical to many of the world's fisheries, and provide local communities with essential firewood. A joint UK-Mexico project has helped reforest some of Mexico's mangroves.

Reducing climate change damage and vulnerability in Mexico »

A new project to reduce the vulnerability of protected areas to climate change in Mexico will be implemented this year with the support of Defra’s Sustainable Development Dialogues. Results will include trained community brigades to prevent forest fires and the restoration of ecosystems.