Recovery Day of Natural Environments in the ecological park “La Huasteca”

Within the framework of the celebration of International Mother Earth Day, on Friday, April 20, 2018, the Sustainability Department of the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León(UANL), through the Project Development Office, in coordination with the Direction of the National Park “Cumbres de Monterrey” from the National Commission of Natural Protected Areas (CONANP), conducted a Recovery…

Course on “Environmental education for sustainable development” inaugurated at the Faculty of Visual Arts of UANL

The Sustainability Secretariat of the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo Leon through the Project Development Department in coordination with the Department of Urban Development and Ecology of the municipal government of the City of Monterrey and the Faculty of Visual Arts, promote the realization of the course of environmental education for sustainable development. With the aim…

Annual Meeting of the University Academy for Sustainable Development (AUDS)

The Sustainability Secretariat, through its Project Development Department, held the Annual Meeting of the University Academy for Sustainable Development on October 11 of this year, starting at 9:00 am in the Ambassador´s room located in the UANL’s Centro de Internacionalización. PhD. Sergio Fernandez Delgadillo, Secretary of Sustainability of UANL was the host and welcomed the…

Day of recovery of natural environments at the Huasteca Ecological Park

On October 20, 2017, the UANL´s Secretary of Sustainability, in conjunction with the Comisión Nacional de Áreas Naturales Protegidas (CONANP) successfully held the recovery of natural environments in urban areas at the Parque Ecológico “La Huasteca”, located in the municipality of Santa Catarina, Nuevo León. The objective of the day was to provide opportunities for…

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…

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…