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A Marine Reserve Network for the Gulf of California

Publication | 17 November, 2006 at 15:17

Life abounds in the Gulf of California.This wonderful sea shelters some of the richest fisheries in the world,contains more than thirty species of marine mammals,and sustains the northernmost coral reefs in the American Continent. Immense coastal...

Esperanza sails into "world's aquarium"

Feature story | 17 November, 2006 at 0:00

The Gulf of California in Mexico was named the “World’s Aquarium” by Jacques Cousteau because of its rich marine life. A year after we began living the life aquatic on the Defending our Oceans expedition, the Esperanza is sailing into Mexico to ...

FACTSHEET: The Gulf of California: Tourism that kills

Publication | 5 December, 2006 at 15:29

The Gulf of California, also known as the “World’s Aquarium”, receives around 2.1 million tourists every year. More than half of them are foreigners, mostly from the U.S. They generate revenue of nearly 2,000 million dollars. 68.8% of the...

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