Municipality of San Cristóbal de las Casas

Mexico
Summary
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    Population 185917
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Actions
Green Certification at Five Schools - Municipality of San Cristóbal de las Casas
  • Start year: 2017
  • Type: Regulatory
  • Status:

Mexico’s National Ministry of the Environment and Natural
Resources (SEMARNAT) called on schools via the Municipal
Conservation and Environmental Office to participate in
the “Escuela Verde” green school certification process designed
to motivate elementary schools to drive integrated
environmental management actions with support from the
educational community. This action helps diminish schools’
environmental impact and develop environmentally responsible
citizenry.

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Sectors:
  • Buildings
local action
Cerrito de San Cristóbal de las Casas Ecological Restoration; Forest Enrichment and Conservation Actions - Municipality of San Cristóbal de las Casas
  • Start year: 2017
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status:

The principal objective is planting 2825 representative
mountain mesophile tree species from the Chiapas highlands.
The project is also considering a biodiversity inventory
for distinct plant and animal taxonomy groups to serve as
a baseline to evaluate the impact of introducing and maintaining
the hill forest cover will have on additional organism
diversity. The Cerrito de San Cristóbal parcel, approximately
18.8 hectares, belongs to the San Cristóbal de las Casas
municipal government.

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Sectors:
  • Terrestrial Ecosystems
local action
Coca-Cola Femsa, S.A de C.V. Annual Reforestation Efforts - Municipality of San Cristóbal de las Casas
  • Start year: 2017
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status:

The principal objective is planting 2825 representative
mountain mesophile tree species from the Chiapas highlands.
The project is also considering a biodiversity inventory
for distinct plant and animal taxonomy groups to serve as
a baseline to evaluate the impact of introducing and maintaining
the hill forest cover will have on additional organism
diversity. The Cerrito de San Cristóbal parcel, approximately
18.8 hectares, belongs to the San Cristóbal de las Casas
municipal government.

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Sectors:
  • Terrestrial Ecosystems
local action
Climate Change and Forest Role Training for Trainers - Municipality of San Cristóbal de las Casas
  • Start year: 2017
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status:

A workshop was conducted to train environmental boosters
who work together to promote activities programs related to
climate change in the State of Chiapas and thereby create a
culture of environmental awareness in rural and indigenous
communities, based on education and communication about
climate change causes and effects as well as measures individuals
can take in light of such change. The idea is that the
acquired knowledge can be replicated in communities using
the materials and tools trainers receive at the workshop.

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Sectors:
  • Terrestrial Ecosystems
local action
World Biodiversity Day - Municipality of San Cristóbal de las Casas
  • Start year: 2017
  • Type: Education/Awareness Raising
  • Status:

This program included participation on the part of children,
teachers, parents and ecology workers. To encourage solid
waste separation and collection in the City Center, a banner
was placed featuring local children’s written words; signs were
also erected in planted areas encouraging citizens to respect
animals and avoid littering. Later, children traveled to a Cultural
Center and learned to recognize tree seeds and the importance
of having forests, the animals that inhabit it, and the reasons
that they are useful to humans.

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Sectors:
  • Water Resources
  • Human health
  • Food Security
  • Coastal zones/Marine Ecosystems
  • Early Warning Systems and Disaster management
  • Energy
  • Infrastructure
  • Insurance
  • Terrestrial Ecosystems
local action
Día del Árbol and Fiesta del Bosque State Reforestation Efforts - Municipality of San Cristóbal de las Casas
  • Start year: 2017
  • Type: Technical/Infrastructure investment
  • Status:

Reforestation efforts have been realized on a five-hectare
parcel in the Agua de Pajarito commons area to plant 5000
seedlings in collaboration with governmental and privatesector
agencies CONAFOR, SAPAM SEMARNAT, SEMAHN,
Nabolom, A.C., the municipal conservation and environmental
office, the Comité de Cuenca, Biocolores, A.C., local
residents and Más Agro magazine. The program involved
approximately 450 individuals.

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Sectors:
  • Terrestrial Ecosystems
local action
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