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Productivity and recovery of rocky reefs in the Gulf of California

Globally, the deterioration of reefs has been greatly increased by overexploitation of fish stocks (1)….

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Complex past, promising future: Baja California’s green sea turtles

Green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas) have been a source of food and medicine for the…

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Ecotourism or Ecotour-ish? Evaluation of Marine-Based Ecotourism Operations in Baja California Sur

With the unstoppable (1) growth of the tourism industry expanding further into remote, natural areas,…

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Gulf Mangroves Store Carbon by the Ton

Severely threatened around the world, mangrove forests provide us with many irreplaceable ecosystem services, including…

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Counting fish in the kelp forests of Baja California

Kelp forests are the submerged counterparts of rain forests and are among the most productive…

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