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Sea Turtles
Tourists looking for sun and sand in Mexican resorts like Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Tulum have been disgusted by foul-smelling mounds of sargassum — a seaweed-like algae — piling up on beaches and turning turquoise waters brown, and experts are warning that it may be the new normal. Mexico’s Riviera Maya Caribbean coast provides...
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There’s no shame in looking for a sun-and-beach getaway in Puerto Vallarta and, with a comfortable 70-75 degrees average temperature for the upcoming spring months, it is the ideal place to relax away your winter blues. But for more active travelers, Puerto Vallarta’s location between the Sierra Madre Mountain Range and the Bay of Banderas...
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With sustainability being more important for travellers than ever and 2019 set to be the biggest year for ecotourism, you may be amongst those searching for the perfect eco-holiday! Puerto Vallarta, in the state of Jalisco, and Riviera Nayarit, in the state of Nayarit, have long been two beautiful destinations offering sustainable activities that explore...
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Environmental and Ecology authorities took charge of the offspring, of the olive ridley species, until they were released. After a report from tourists who were vacationing at Las Glorias beach in Puerto Vallarta, staff from the State Civil Protection and Fire Unit located and secured a nest of sea turtles, which they sheltered, the agency...
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Vidanta is pleased to announce the company has named their official hire for the World’s Best Job position, Peru-based candidate, Andrea Martens. Chosen from a pool of over 15,000 candidates from more than 120 countries, the victorious applicant will spend the next year working as a professional vacationist and brand ambassador for Vidanta, a collection...
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High tides in the Bay of Banderas in Puerto Vallarta caused severe damage to sea turtle nests in the area, and along the Jalisco coast. Antonio Ramírez, from the sea turtle preserve of Boca de Tomates, reported that the swells entered the tortuguero field last night and buried hundreds of nests. “they covered them, buried...
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Authorities have permanently implemented the Interinstitutional Inspection and Surveillance Operation at Los Arcos of the Bay of Banderas due to bad tourism practices and illegal fishing that have a negative impact on marine life in the area. The program increases monitoring, inspecting, and verifying activities in and around the micro-system to ensure optimal conditions. Monitoring...
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Elements of the Unified Force detained a man with 522 sea turtle eggs in Puerto Vallarta. The Attorney General of the Republic (PGR) Jalisco delegation, opened an investigation against Benjamin ‘R’ for committing criminal acts against biodiversity. According to information, the Regional Single Force informed the Social Representative of the Federation that, at the time...
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Playa Xcacel sea turtle
Environmental authorities in Mexico say they have denied permits for a proposed hotel near one of Mexico’s most important sea turtle nesting beaches on the Caribbean. The 520-room hotel project would have erected 23 buildings and an artificial lake on property just inland from the Xcacel beach, north of the resort of Tulum. The federal...
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More than an emotional experience, releasing turtles is an experience that allows human beings to expand their awareness of their place on the planet and offers the possibility of helping the survival of an animal species. Taking the turtles to the sea is an extraordinary experience, because we as human beings have the lives of...
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puerto vallarta sea turtle
The Directorate of Public Security of Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, reported that a man who had three turtle corpses and 500 eggs was detained at Playa Boca de Tomates. According to the authorities, the sea turtles, of the olive ridley species, were captured to extract the eggs. It may interest you: About 300 endangered sea turtles...
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About 300 endangered sea turtles were found dead off the southern coast of Mexico on Tuesday, trapped in fishing nets, shortly after more than 100 dead turtles were recovered. Fishermen in the southern state of Oaxaca discovered the turtles in the seaside community of Barra de Colotepec, said Heliodoro Diaz, the coordinator of the state’s...
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Over one million sea turtles are released every year in Riviera Nayarit, which has become a sanctuary for these tiny chelonians thanks to the many turtle camps that dot its more than 307 km (190 mi) of coastline, all dedicated to their conservation and protection. The entire process of preservation and releasing the sea turtle...
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sea turtles puerto vallarta
Of the seven species of marine turtles that exist, the olive ridley turtle has recovered to the point that it has been removed from the list of critically endangered species, however, risks still remain, which is why sites such as the CasaMagna Marriot Camp in Puerto Vallarta is dedicated to its preservation. This species is...
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Playa Platanitos, the coastal town of the Riviera Nayarit, is preparing for its flagship event: The VI Sea Turtle Festival 2018, which has as main objectives to promote the care and preservation of the environment as it relates to the Sea Turtles. The festival, organized by Platanitos Ecológico AC, will take place on July 21...
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