The Yucatan Peninsula is renowned for its extensive network of submerged tunnels and caves. Now, after searching for near two decades, divers with the Gran Acuífero Maya project have proven that two massive caverns are connected, making it the largest known flooded cave on Earth.
On Friday, Mexico announced it had created the largest marine reserve in North America. The sprawling reserve encompasses the Revillagigedo Islands, a series of volcanic islands off the coast of the Baja Peninsula.
And the winner for cheapest solar project in the world goes to...Mexico.
Saving a life is hard; saving a species is heroic. Scientists and conservationists were reminded of this fact this week when they were forced to abandon their last-ditch, Hail Mary plan to save the vaquita, a tiny porpoise barely hanging on to survival off the coast of Baja, Mexico.
It’s been a month since a 7.1 magnitude earthquake ripped through central Mexico, killing more than 200 people and leaving thousands more homeless. In that time, the Mexican government promised funds and resources for the rebuilding process. But many people desperate to get their homes and businesses back following…
In a true sign of desperate times requiring desperate measures, four U.S. Navy search dolphins will be deployed on Thursday in the Gulf of California—the sea separating Baja from mainland Mexico—to help locate a critically endangered type of porpoise known as the vaquita. It’s part of a last-ditch effort to save the…