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Fewer than 20 vaquita porpoise remain in the wild… and you can help save them! Join the campaign and, along with the Mexican Association of Habitats for the Interaction and Protection of Marine Mammals (AMHMAR), help the efforts to preserve and protect these amazing marine mammals from the Upper Gulf of California.
Today, Riviera Maya is a fully vibrant destination in the Mexican Caribbean. Every year, millions of national and foreign visitors make their arrival to this region to enjoy its white sand beaches, crystal-clear turquoise waters, eco-adventure parks, magnificent hotels, exquisite cuisine and so much more.
If you are looking to swim with dolphins and live a multisensory maritime experience on a transparent kayak, Nature Connection is for you.
Scientists in seven countries will collect data to increase understanding of health and welfare of cetaceans in professional care.
The group of cetaceans is comprised of whales (Mysticeti), dolphins and porpoises (Odontocetes). There is a third subgroup that includes those species that gave rise to the existing cetaceans, extinct today, the Archaeoceti. Learn more about this family!
Dolphins are mammals that have a very thick layer of fat under their skin, which runs through most of their body. In addition to contributing to the constitution and shape of the body, this layer performs the functions of regulating the internal temperature, providing a secondary source of energy and protecting internal organs from blows or wounds caused by predators.
On 20 December 2013, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 3 March, the day of signature of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, best known as World Wildlife Day to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants, although in some places it is known as World Nature Conservation Day.
Stranding are events in which one or more individuals of marine mammals reach the shore line, either living or dead, or are located in surrounding shallow waters, showing an inability to fend for themselves to return to deep water.