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The Dragon Mart project in Cancun (Mexico) is closed

February 2015


The Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (PROFEPA) completely closed the "Dragon Mart Cancun" project, after verifying the non-compliance with the corrective measures that it had ordered, as well as the environmental impact due to the removal of natural vegetation caused by their construction works.


PROFEPA decreed to apply said security measure by establishing that the so-called "el Tucán" property, in the municipality of Benito Juárez, Quintana Roo, is located on forest land as required by series IV of the INEGI letter and the National Forest Inventory. .

The property negatively affects the area of Importance for the Conservation of Birds (AICA) in the southeast priority hydrological region "Cancun-Tulum Corridor" and the priority marine region called "Punta Maroma-Nizuk", in the state of Quintana Roo .


UN asks businessmen to invest ecologically

February 2015


Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary General of the UN,  urged global business elites who participated in the Davos Forum to make "green" investments, with an ecological approach, to avoid polluting and fight against climate change.


"I ask you to invest wisely so that there are low carbon levels," declared the head of the United Nations, in a speech addressed to the economic and political elites attending the World Economic Forum (WEF, for its acronym in English). ).


Ban Ki-Moon said that "growth has freed millions of people from hunger and poverty and supports education but is also associated with pollution.


He affirmed that current businessmen and leaders have a "moral and historical responsibility" in this matter for which "future generations will judge us badly if we don't."

"Climate change has already occurred due to the action of human beings and it is human beings, therefore, who have to take responsibility for this issue."






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