Monday, August 29, 2011

Mexico's Baja Peninsula marine park revitalized by fishing ban

A marine reserve at the southern tip of Mexico's Baja Peninsula has been declared the world's most robust marine reserve by scientists at California's Scripps Institution of Oceanography. A decade-long analysis of Cabo Pulmo National Park reveals that fish numbers increased by more than 460 percent between 1999 and 2009, thanks to a ban on fishing.

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