Category Archives: Our Environment

Going Batty?

Here is Paradise, we share the world with a rich diversity of wildlife. Because Man is Man, we don’t really like to share our space. Mice aren’t welcome; cockroaches equally so. Loose dogs and cats also fall into this category, … Continue reading

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Drones Replace Fireworks

The replacement for fireworks

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Unusual Sighting

A deceased rough-toothed dolphin has washed ashore in front of lagunilla uno. It weighs about 300 pounds and the grounds crew is planning on burying her as soon as possible. These dolphins rarely are seen from shore, preferring deep tropical … Continue reading

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CFE Announces Plant Conversion

MAZATLÁN._ With an investment of more than 660 million pesos, the conversion of the José Aceves Pozos de Mazatlán thermoelectric plant for the use of natural gas, which is expected in this port for next March, is ready. Through its … Continue reading

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Phase I Reception Area is Uptown!

Our EDM condos Phase 1 lobby, palapa seat covers, and covered porch are looking fantastic thanks to the hard work and dedication of three EDM volunteers, Patty Crawford, Sue Baillon and Barb DuFresne. Through their efforts, our reception area is now … Continue reading

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Turtles Galore

I wandered down to the tortugero yesterday and found over 850 turtle nests safely incubating behind a net wall and under a cooling tent. Then this morning we had a chat with the cops who were busy digging up last … Continue reading

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Grains of Sand Magnified

The diversity of sand grain types is a function of the immediate location of the turtle nesting beach. It is logical that the size, direction and intensity of the waves crashing upon the shore is also a highly local phenomena. … Continue reading

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Turtle Update From Erendire

I was walking with my daughter last month and had a nice chat with Erendire, our turtle biologist. She showed me a power point presentation she had put together for a recent symposium and I thought I would pass it … Continue reading

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Whirled Peas?

The Harmonic Convergence of 2012 is the fulfillment of the 25-year Harmonic Convergence initiated on 16-17 August 1987. At that time, the call went out for a minimum of 144,000 “sun dancers” to gather at sunrise on those dates at … Continue reading

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MZT Whale Video

Always when I go out on the boat, I watch for whales… but I no longer bring my camera. It is SO hard to decently photograph whales from a safe distance. However, if you are “El Debate” and want close-up … Continue reading

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