Creating a Model for Regional Conservation: Akuma, Land of the Turtles
A Natural Treasure at a Crossroads: Investing in Nature for our Sustainable Prosperity
CEA Main Salon, Tomorrow Thursday, November 14th – 11AM.
11:45AM The State of the Science, the State of Our Nature: Water and Coastal Resources
- Karst Ecosystems, Dr. Charles Shaw.
- Water quality in Akumal, Dr. Laura Hernández.
- Coral Reefs, Dr. Rodrigo Garza
- CEA reef monitoring, M.C. Baruch Figueroa
- Fish Populations, Eglé Flores
13:00 The State of the Science, the State of Our Nature: Sea Turtles
- Sea turtles in Mexican Caribbean, Julio Zurita
- Sea turtles in Akumal, Mariano Suárez
14:30 New Models for Management of Nature for our Well-being
- Coastal Tourism Development of the Maya Riviera – the Past and the Present, Vicente Ferreyra
- Valuing Nature for Coastal Communities: Ecosystem services, Paul Sánchez-Navarro; Global perspectives, Aimee Christensen; Conservation policy tools, Alejandra Serrano
15:45 New Economic Strategies and Corporate Leadership
- Corporate responsibility in tourism, Jorge Portilla
ROUND TABLE: What does sustainability mean for Akumal?
17:00 Cocktail Reception at Lol-Ha Beach Bar (Announce CEA “Yalku Project”)