November 21, 2019

Mexican Caribbean celebrates Whale Shark Day with new tour regulations to protect species

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QUINTANA ROO, Mexico, Aug. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Ahead of Whale Shark Day on August 30, tour providers of the Mexican Caribbean have welcomed new government-mandated regulations to protect the largest fish in the world. Introduced by Mexico’s National Commission of Natural Protected Areas (CONANP), the innovative new policies aim to safeguard these famous endangered creatures while preserving the magical […]

8 dead in shooting at Mexican Caribbean resort

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From Xinhua MEXICO CITY, July 31 (Xinhua) — Eight people were killed and two others injured early Wednesday after armed assailants opened fire on their pickup truck on a highway near Bacalar, a tourism resort in Mexico’s southeast state of Quintana Roo, local authorities said. According to the state prosecutor general’s office, the suspects attacked […]

Mexican Caribbean revolutionizes tourism through sustainable initiatives

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from eturbo news Boasting turquoise waters, lush wild jungle and historic Mayan architecture, the Mexican Caribbean has implemented revolutionary sustainable practices to maintain those natural riches, now reflected in the third annual Sustainable & Social Tourism Summit to be held in Cancun from June 23 to 26. National and international vendors, hotels and experts will […]

Mesophotic coral ecosystems inside and outside a Caribbean Marine Protected Area

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Erika Gress, Maria J Arroyo-Gerez, Georgina Wright, View ORCID Profile Dominic A Andradi-Brown doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/241562 From bioRxiv This article is a preprint and has not been peer-reviewed Abstract Recent widespread shallow coral reef loss has led to calls for more holistic approaches to coral reef management, requiring inclusion of all ecosystems interacting with coral reefs […]