Around 20 student leaders and COCODE members visited San Jose Mogollon, Nueva Concepcion, Escuintla last Thursday, to become familiar with the climate change adaptation measures that have been implemented in the Canoguitas Village. The visit is part of the Community Adaptation to Climate Change training, and focuses in the tools to ...
August 6, 2018Divulgacion
Due to easterly waves crossing across Guatemala, rains are forecast for the week. Current atmospheric conditions are of heatwaves, but the easterly waves will cause these rain episodes. The convective rains of the season may occur again as of mid-August. The weather map shows the easterly waves approaching, one for today ...
July 31, 2018Divulgacion
Today we celebrate that our research institute has now completed its first eight years contributing to climate change adaptation and mitigation in Guatemala. To celebrate, we have gathered today to perform an special event to share with members, business partners, associates, and other institutions that cooperate with us helping us ...
July 27, 2018Divulgacion
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, 2018Divulgacion
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, 2018Divulgacion
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, 2018Divulgacion
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, 2018Divulgacion
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, 2018Divulgacion
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, 2018Divulgacion