As part of the actions of the ICC to conserve native fish species from Southern Guatemala, more than one and a half thousand native juvenile breams were released today in the Acome River, Siquinala, Escuintla. This activity was carried out with the help of students from the Pantaleon Educational Center, who released ...
July 13, 2018Robin De León
Private Institute for Climate Change Research, Guatemala. The period of the heatwave 2018 has been interrupted by the easterly waves that have generated weak rains in the country. This is a regular condition of the season. The heatwave is observed in Guatemala between July and August, but it is always affected ...
July 12, 2018Robin De León
Private Institute for Climate Change Research ICC, Guatemala. As part of the activities of the project “Strengthening actions to restore and protect forests for the integrated watershed management of the basins of influence of CBC (The Central America Bottling Corporation)”, a reforestation event was hosted on June 30th, 2018, welcoming ...
July 6, 2018Robin De León
Yesterday morning, the Private Institute for Climate Change Research ICC and the National Network for Environment Training and Research Redfia hosted the forum "Solid waste and the need to integrally manage them in Guatemala", which was hosted in a hotel in Guatemala City and welcomed more than 50 people. Presentations were ...
June 27, 2018Robin De León
As a scientific institution that contributes to the country, the ICC hosted specialists in volcanology. This visit was complemented with a fieldtrip to evaluate places under lahar threats that can occur from the Fuego Volcano in Santa Lucia Cotzumalguapa and Siquinala, both in Escuintla. The American specialist in volcanology Andrew Lockhart ...
June 27, 2018Robin De León
In an intensive activity held on Saturday, we planted a total of 5,400 trees, which will reforest Maria del Mar Ranch, Chicacao Suchitepequez. The reforestation activities were supported by the Ministry of Environment represented by their delegate Rodrigo Chay, students of Pedagogy from the San Carlos University Zunilito Campus, Maria del ...
June 25, 2018Robin De León
Guatemala. The Phase II of the Community Adaptation to Climate Change training that was facilitated by the Private Institute for Climate Change Research ICC, finished today with a closing ceremony celebrated at the Trocha 8, in Nueva Concepcion, Escuintla. 14 community leaders along their families, representatives of Madre Tierra and La ...
June 22, 2018Robin De León
Guatemala has plenty of rivers. Within our territory we have 38 basins, out of them 18 flow to the Pacific Ocean, 10 to the Gulf of Mexico and 10 to the Atlantic. Some of them travel even inside our neighboring countries, but we know very few rivers, seldom we haven’t ...
June 13, 2018Robin De León
Private Institute for Climate Change Research, Guatemala. The ICC reports that the rains we have recently seen are because of a trough that just passed over the country, which is normal for the season. Also, we inform that new tropical waves could pass through the country by Wednesday and Friday. ...
June 12, 2018Robin De León