Ojo La Trinidad destruido
The Ojo de la Trinidad, once a large wet area and spring that was dried up in the late 1980s by unscrupulous extraction of water to use in inefficient crop watering systems [Nuevo León]. (24.105703°N, 100.059533°W). Photo by Juan Miguel Artigas Azas. (26-Apr-2023).



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Bajio Quelitos: Ojo de Agua de la Trinidad

Conservation: Ojo de Agua de La Trinidad dried up during the late 1980s (Tveteraas, 1995), with the consequential extinction of Cyprinodon immemoriam from its only habitat. The disappearance of the other times very large springs and wet areas is a clear example of the unscrupulous and unsustainable exploration of water from the water table for inefficient watering of crops, done in front of the eyes of the uninterested community.

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