Preservar los humedales de Xochimilco y su importancia cultural, requiere de la implementación de políticas y cambios a nivel personal

Artículo escrito por Ashley Riane Booth, Febrero 15, 2019. Artículo traducido por Maria Loza Correa. Fueron 40 minutos en taxi

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Preserving Culturally-Important Xochimilco Wetlands Requires Policy and Personal Change

Created by the Aztecs in 500 CE for agriculture, Xochimilco is an area of culturally important wetlands in southern Mexico City. Despite its cultural and economic importance, this area is experiencing wetland degradation and loss due to urban development and water quality issues. Even with a high level of local concern about wetland degradation, little effort will be made toward conservation without a change in public policies regarding local infrastructure and development.

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