Hector Ceballos-Lascurain

Photo Hector Ceballos-Lascurain is a Mexican architect, environmentalist and international ecotourism consultant. Hector has performed research and provided consultations in more than 70 countries worldwide on all aspects of ecotourism planning and development, including the architectural design and construction of ecolodges and other environmentally friendly facilities. He has co-authored more than 130 books, reports and …

Red Mexicana de Ecotourismo/Mexico Ecotourism Network: Mexico City Internet Workshop: March 7, 2000

Poster From the archives Red Mexicana de Ecotourismo/Mexico Ecotourism Network: Mexico City Internet Workshop: March 7, 2000 Announcement/Anuncio: On Tuesday, March 7, 2000, Planeta.com hosted an internet workshop/round-table discussion for ecotourism professionals working in Mexico. The workshop was led by Planeta.com webhost Ron Mader and will be presented in Spanish. These meetings are open to …

San Luis Potosí y el Ecoturismo: Estrategia de Desarrollo Sostenible (1999)

por Ricardo del Blanco Después de entender las fuerzas y el mercado del ecoturismo a nivel nacional como internacional quiero introducirme a un ejemplo regional. Analizaremos como el ecoturismo puede ayudar a al estado de San Luis Potosí a llegar a un desarrollo integral. Este desarrollo se dará en comunidades que tengan el potencial necesario …

Mexican Meanderings Newsletter

#50 November-December 1999 Hasta Luego, Amigos Favorite Places #49 September-October 1999 Sombrerete, a Hill and a Town Chalchihuites #48 July-August 1999 Copala, Butter, Banana Creme Pie A Bus Adventure #47 May-June 1999 Santo Domingo church (Oax) Security in Mexico #46 March-April 1999 Izamal (Yuc) By Train Merida (Yuc), 2nd Look #45 January-February 1999 Tepic & …

The Origin of Mexican Folk Healing

Huichol Artwork by Annette Sandoval Despacio se va lejos. Slowly one goes far away. Mexican folk medicine is a healing philosophy with several disparate pasts. Two significant influences are the seemingly incompatible races of the American Indian and the Spanish conquistadors. The fusion of these two cultures has created the unique healing philosophy of the …

Digesting Borderland Environmental News = Por un nuevo periodismo ambiental en la zona fronteriza (1997)

Poster From the archives. This presentation was made at a 1997 conference. When it chooses to cover the U.S.-Mexico border, the majority of both U.S. and Mexican press accounts portray the border as a sharp dividing line, with one set of issues in the United States and another in Mexico. The reality is that the …

Zona del Silencio, puerta del universo (Los Desiertos Magneticos del Mundo)

por Armin Gomez Un desierto cuya inmensidad bordean montañas con aspecto de crateres, donde abundan aereolitos esparcidos en sus alrededores, asi como el recuerdo de un cohete espacial que cayo en su arido territorio, hacen de la misteriosa Zona del Silencio, en el norte del Pais un escenario sideral. A esta impresion contribuye la magnifica …