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Local ecotourism operator and member service providers promote sustainable tourism

Costa Magia is the first community-supported ecotourism operator on the Oaxaca coast.

Local organization to plant hundreds of trees to bring down temperatures in Puerto Escondido

As soon as this year’s rainy season begins in earnest, volunteers will plant hundreds of trees in and around Puerto to reduce temperatures.

This organization seeks enforcement of two-story-plus-palapa rule in Puerto Escondido

Concern over the Oaxaca coast's rapid, disorganized, and environmentally destructive development triggered the founding of SOS Puerto.

Hostel adopts environmental measures to combat plastic bottle waste

When the number of discarded plastic bottles soared to 150 bottles a day at a local hostel, owner Erik Karl decided it had to stop.

Recycling is a solution to Puerto Escondido’s plastic pollution problem

Most of us are aware that there is a pollution crisis in Puerto Escondido. There’s plastic in the streets, on the beaches, and in the ocean.

Driving in Puerto? Proceed with caution

This was never intended to be a blog about traffic in Puerto Escondido but some misadventures on local streets have caught my attention

An accident reveals the anomalies in Puerto Escondido’s traffic rules

A traffic accident last week in Puerto Escondido was a reminder that no one knows the rules and no one enforces them.

Itinerant musicians from Veracruz were a highlight of dinner

We were sitting at Al Dente, the Italian place near the lower end of the Rinconada, when a six-piece band showed up.
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