Morelia, Michoacana.- They shall proceed legally against all those who dare to infringe the entry of entry into the Ecological Reserve”Canada Del Rio Chiquito”, in the tunnels of the Old Aqueduct of Morelia, Michoacán, a place where there are various species, especially the axolotl.
“Canadas del Río Chiquito” is a refuge for extremely important species such as Ambystoma ordinarium, better known as Michoacan Achoquekinda mexican axolotl, Species under special protection by the official Mexican standard NOM-059 SEMARNAT-2010.
The tunnels of the old aqueduct are unstable, people who enter the site run the risk of being trapped if a landslide occurs.So the Ministry of Environment (SECMA) took preventive measures and closed the tunnels with padlocks.
However, those interested in Knowing and documenting axolotls emphasizes breaches of locks and locks, which will lead to legal action against Morelia individuals and tourist companies. Those who seek personal interest while despising the natural heritage.
SECMA has stated through a press release that those who have dared to enter the tunnel facilities”They’ve destroyed the security padlock, and non-compliance, they’ve even damaged walls and even posted it on their social networks,
In view of this, the Secretariat calls on these companies to be responsible for our natural wealth and to refrain from promoting routes that put people at risk.
It has also been pointed out that by entering these protected areas, their actions also contaminate the drinking water supply source for an average 20% of the Morelian population that is supplied with the liquid that runs through these tunnels into the basins of the Chiquito River,
,The population is generally encouraged not to participate in these activities, given that they are at high risk due to the age of construction and being subject to humidity, conditions that often impede water conduction. , whereby liquid accumulates in places where its passage is blocked; In addition, these conditions may endanger the lives of those who irresponsibly enter the indicated pipelines.” Highlighted the head of SECMA.
Environment Ministry is already preparing legal process Against criminals who violated the security measures, thus attacked the decree of the territory subject to the restoration and environmental protection “Canadas del Río Chiquito”.
Where it is established that activities endangering the ecological balance of the elements that make up the territory are prohibited, emphasizing that environmental attorney can exercise his powers against the violators of these provisions.
They will proceed legally against the one who changed the atmosphere of the axolotl in Morelia.