In brief…

James Palmer writes beautifully about diving a cenote (sinkhole) in The Independent.

I wrote about cenotes back in March. You can read the post here.

Cenote secrets

March 22nd, 2006 by Steve Bridger filed under Diving, News, Sustainable tourism

On this, the final day of the World Water Forum in Mexico City, a salutary reminder of the need to protect the unique cenotes - or sinkholes – of the Yucatán.

Cenote - photoRob Birce of the Alma Libre Bookshop in Puerto Morelos tipped me off about Steve Gerrard’s new book, Cenotes of the Riviera Maya.

Thanks to Scott Clark for allowing me to publish his photo of a cave dive in Quintana Roo earlier this month.

Spotlight on WaterPlaneta.com

In brief…

March 16th – More polemics over the possible environmental effects of Cancún’s beach reclamation project.

A contrary view – and those overseeing the project claim to have evidence – is that Hurricane Wilma was responsible for the damage, and not the dredging company, Jan de Nul.