Sustainable mobility in the metropolitan area of Monterrey: a crossroads or area of opportunity?

Luisa Peresbarbosa Garza Directora de Movimiento de Activación Ciudadana A.C.   Despite the fact that 50% of the population of Nuevo Leon uses public transport, non-motorized vehicles such as bicycles, or walk to move in the metropolitan area of ​​Monterrey (AMM), according to the Citizen Perception survey “Así Vamos 2016 “. Why in Nuevo León…

Water reserves for the environment in Mexico: An initiative based on the evaluation of ecological flows in the basins of the country to guarantee national water security

Sergio A. Salinas-Rodríguez, Coordinador y Líder Temático de Agua, WWF-México   Water management is based on knowledge of water resources; which it means, the natural supply and demand of users in each hydrological basin. In the last century, many aquatic ecosystems have been lost or severely modified due to the intensive use of water for…

Health and Sustentability

The World Health Organization (WHO) defines health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not just the absence of disease. Health is considered by the United Nations (UN) as the basis for the good functioning of society, so within the main 3 objectives of sustainable development which seek to sponsor a…

Electrical and electronic waste

  For several decades, electrical and electronic equipment has revolutionized the lives of people, this type of devices  are found in virtually every home, office, hospital, transportation system and communication network. The rapid growth of technology and  innovation combined with the short life spam of electronics, have caused  year by year  an increase in the…

Comprehensive System for Ecological Management and Solid Waste Processing for the City of Monterrey

The sanitary filling better known as landfill is an engineered building site created for final solid waste disposal.  In this place we can find large areas of land where trenches are filled with waste under controlled procedures to minimize health hazards and environmental degradation. The decomposition process depends on the type of waste that it…