Mexico Creates Marine Reserve Around Islands Called ‘Galapagos of North America’ 1 234 567

Mexico Creates Marine Reserve Around Islands Called ‘Galapagos of North America’

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Mexico’s government has created a marine park the size of Illinois in the Pacific, the largest ocean reserve in North America for the conservation ofgiant rays, whales and turtles, including dozens of speciesendemic to the area.Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto designated on Fridaythe Revillagigedo Archipelago, located some 390 km (242 miles)southeast of the Baja California peninsula, as a national park.The four volcanic islands that make up the...

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