Celebrating IIHUABJO IEEDS and cultural richness of Oaxaca
Oaxaca, Mexico -. Gathered in the facilities of the Institute for Research in the Humanities at the Universidad Autónoma Benito Juárez, the State Institute of Ecology and Sustainable Development, held the State Day Natural Wealth of Oaxaca and a dependence anniversary.
The event was chaired by the Director General of the Institute, Francisco José Félix Sánchez; by the Attorney General for Environmental Protection, Martha Olivia Herrera Fernández; of the National Commission of Natural Protected Areas, Ayari Mendoza; on behalf of the Rector of the UABJO, Enrique Reyes and Director of Municipal Ecology, Alberto Roldan Toriz.
In his speech, the head of the Institute, said the Oaxacan territory has a variety of climates and microclimates that allow the existence of 23 of the 30 vegetation types, 37% of all species recorded in the country plants, 83 % of families of mammals of Mexico, of the 1,100 species of birds, 736 live in the state and arrive 6 of the 12 species of sea turtle in the world, so the State Congress in 1996 through the Official Newspaper declared June 22 the State Day Natural Wealth of our state.
"It is a priority to safeguard natural areas that are now alert to ensure the welfare of communities and especially for our future generations. Know that in our country there is more biodiversity in the country is proud but also of responsibility to keep working, "he concluded.
Meanwhile, Martha Herrera, said that a major challenge at this time would not generate more waste and not have the need to transform and give it a value. The other added that it is necessary "to find enough mechanisms by which we as consumers and the people who produce plastic, cardboard, paper, we are putting a company that has not yet reached these levels of consciousness and culture in education to stop produce "added.
During the event José Francisco Felix recognized the Network of Wetlands of the Oaxacan Coast as Ecological Merit for his organization and firm commitment to the care of the natural resources of the Oaxacan coast as well as the development of user populations of these resources .
So too the group EcoSife UNIVAS, to develop awareness campaigns and brigades in the municipalities of the City for the care of our environment and our resources, in order to generate an efficient development for ecological culture is human-nature .
Finally recognized the Victor Bravo Ahuja School, the municipality of Santa Lucia del Camino, by performing actions and activities in environmental education among students and promote environmental stewardship.
It is noteworthy that the National Council for the Promotion of Education, participated in the 5th Contest "Environmental Education and Community", which recognized both prize and Educational Instructor Trainers as well as educational assistants and the same advice.