Mexico Just Created an Illinois-Sized Marine Park Off the Baja Peninsula; Mike Richard; The Manual

Mexico – Archipiélago de Revillagigedo

Mexico is protecting a massive aquatic region off the coast of Baja California by creating the largest marine park and ocean reserve in North America.

Baja California is Mexico’s most beautiful coastal destination. It’s home to the country’s most charming resort town. The Sea of Cortez off the peninsula’s eastern shore is the most biodiverse marine habitat on the planet, making it a top choice for divers (and safari-goers). Now, Mexico is giving us all one more reason to visit by creating the largest ocean reserve in North America.

Less than 250 miles southeast of the tip of Baja California lies the Revillagigedo Archipelago. This tiny chain consists of just four uninhabited volcanic islands, but is surrounded by some of the most pristine ocean waters in the northern hemisphere.

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