Category Archives: Ecology

Mexico parks explained

By Ron Mader When is a national park a national park and a biosphere reserve a biosphere reserve? There are some big difference among parks and reserves in Mexico, and it is important to review how Mexico classifies these protected … Continue reading

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Nature reserves and protected areas

by http://www.cancun.travel (photos via: FootPrints) There is a plethora of beautiful nature reserves and protected areas you can visit near Cancun. You will get the opportunity to observe monkeys, flamingos, whale sharks, marine turtles, crocodiles and many more creatures in … Continue reading

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Monarch Butterflies: Top ten facts

By: Dr. Orley R. “Chip” Taylor Director of Monarch Watch http://www.monarchwatch.org Migration Hundreds of millions of monarch butterflies migrate from eastern North America to Mexico each fall to overwinter in the high elevation oyamel fir forests of the Transvolcanic Range … Continue reading

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The amazing monarch butterflies

There are two miracles in the Monarch reserve area. One is that the butterflies have survived, and the other is that the campesinos have survived. Continue reading

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The Ocean’s lacework

By: Shelagh McNally Sea Fans or gorgolina are the delicate, lace-like plants you see when snorkeling or diving the coral reefs. Though they look like small trees, sea fans are actually animals. There are thousands of different species of sea … Continue reading

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