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Renueva la SECTUR acreditación al CEA, para impartir el curso oficial de capacitación de guías turísticos, primordial para la actividad del nado con Tortugas Marinas

El curso, que priorizará a los operadores locales de la actividad, será impartido según los lineamientos de la NOM-09-TUR-2002, para la formación de guías turísticos orientados hacia la naturaleza. Además de instruir de cómo guiar a grupos de visitantes con profesionalismo, el curso persigue incrementar las capacidades en la detección de los cambios e impactos en los ecosistemas marino-costeros que sostienen su actividad comercial. 

CEA Turtle Camp 2022-Needs Your Support

Centro Ecologico Akumal (CEA) launched the 2022 Turtle Camp season; this will be the twenty-seventh season of conservation and protection by the ecological non governmental, not for profit institution founded in 1993 in Akumal.   Fortunately, Claudia Leon, hydrologist and marine turtle coordinator for the center,  is returning after an extremely challenging first year with …

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The voices of environmentalists are heard for the citizen agenda of Tulum

Hector Lizárraga Cubedo is appointed as the coordinator of said area. The event was held last Wednesday morning in Akumal. Héctor Lizárraga Cubedo, director of the Akumal Ecological Center (CEA), was appointed coordinator of the environmental area of the Citizen Agenda for Sustainable Development of Tulum. «If governments work hand in hand with society, modifications …

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CONVOCAN AL PROYECTO «SALVEMOS EL ARRECIFE, TAREA DE TODOS» (English below)

AKUMAL.- Con un llamado a la población para que colaboren y se sumen a la campaña de donación para la restauración de los arrecifes de coral en Tulum, el Centro Ecológico Akumal (CEA) y la Asociación de Hoteles de Tulum (AHT) unieron esfuerzos. Al tomar la palabra, el presidente de la AHT, David Ortiz Mena …

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CEA imparts training courses to Tulum fishermen and local tourist guides

CEA imparts training courses to Tulum fishermen and local tourist guides, sponsored by the Program of CONANP: PROREST-2020. PROREST it’s a program that offers support to encourage community participation in environmental surveillance and monitoring activities, including key species and under different levels of environmental risk. Por Iván Penié Rodríguez, Baruch Figueroa Zavala y Marco A. Montes …

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The CEA will teach a course endorsed by SECTUR-ICTUR to nature-oriented tourist guides

Actualizado: 9 de feb de 2021 In addition to instructing how to guide a group with professionalism, the course aims to train the guides themselves to detect the changes in the marine-coastal ecosystems (early warning), that sustain their commercial activity. Por Iván Penié. Recently, CEA received authorization to teach the course «SEA TURTLES, THEIR ENVIRONMENT AND …

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Akumal Bay Marine Refuge for protected species declared

Actualizado: 9 de feb de 2021 AKUMAL, QUINTANA ROO—In today’s posting to the Diario Oficial de la Federacion, Akumal Bay has officially been decreed a Marine Refuge. Centro Ecologico Akumal’s director, Hector Lizarraga-Cubedo commented on today’s announcement, “This is great news for the future of Akumal. At last, there is formal recognition that the vulnerable species …

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Three potential tragedies averted by Akumal lifeguards and Red Cross paramedics

Actualizado: 9 de feb de 2021 In the past week alone, there have been three serious incidents in Akumal Bay. Thanks to the quick actions of lifeguards and paramedics, all incidents ended without tragedy. On Tuesday, January 26, a 65-year-old American man, who was on a guided snorkel tour, was brought to shore unconscious without vital …

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