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PROFEPA
Staff of the Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (Profepa) recovered the body of a bottlenose dolphin at El Holli Beach in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco. In coordination with Civil Protection and the Puerto Vallarta Department of Ecology, the recovery of the body was carried out, for which the Network of Attention for Stranding of Marine Mammals...
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Although in Puerto Vallarta and neighboring municipalities there are around 400 wild crocodiles distributed in different bodies of water, there is no preventive management plan for this type of reptile. For this reason, the coordinator of the University Center of the Coast Sur (CUCSur), Pablo Hernández Hurtado, urged the authorities to implement a plan in...
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turtle release
Providing a moment of joy and to share a beautiful experience, the DIF System chaired by Candelaria Tovar de Dávalos, in coordination with the sub-directorate of Ecology, organized a turtle release event for children, youth and adults that are part of the Program for the Comprehensive Care of Persons with Disabilities (PAID). “More than 250...
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sea turtles puerto vallarta
The Federal Prosecutor’s Office for Environmental Protection (PROFEPA) relocated 390 Golfina sea turtle eggs found during patrol tours on four beaches in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco. In order to comply with the legal provisions, and considering the influx of tourism in the area, the eggs were relocated to avoid their predation, looting or flood. PROFEPA inspectors,...
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Las Islas Marietas
The orderliness visitors enjoyed during Holy Week and Easter in the Islas Marietas was kept thanks to the coordination between the private sector and the local authorities. The Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the National Commission for Protected Natural Areas (Conanp, by its acronym in Spanish) worked together to set this special...
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The monarch butterflies that winter in the mountains west of Mexico City survived the severe cold snap that hit the area this week, authorities said Friday. Mexico’s environmental protection agency (PROFEPA) released photos of patches of frost, snow and ice in parts of the butterfly reserve. Activists had expressed concern about the unusual cold snap...
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So far this year, inspectors of the Federal Environmental Protection Agency (PROFEPA) in Baja California confiscated 111 fishing nets, 22 boats, three outboard engines, and 4.5 tons of illegal fishing supplies. Surveillance of the Sea of Cortez has increased due to international pressure on the Mexican government to help protect the vaquita whale. The new...
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