Hidden Baja Undersea Park Is the World’s Most Robust Marine Reserve

Hidden Baja undersea park is the world’s most robust marine reserve.

Baja marine park
Once depleted by fishing, Cabo Pulmo now boasts a healthy mix of wildlife. (Credit: Octavio Aburto-Oropeza/iLCP)

ScienceDaily (2011-08-13) — A thriving undersea wildlife park tucked away near the southern tip of Mexico’s Baja peninsula has proven to be the most robust marine reserve in the world, according to a new study. The most striking finding is that fish communities at a depleted site can recover up to a level comparable to remote, pristine sites that have never been fished by humans.

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Danielle Meitiv is a writer, marine science geek, gardener and mother who goes barefoot whenever possible. Danielle is also a huge fan and sales affiliate for Holly Lisle’s online courses: How to Think Sideways: Career Survival School for Writers, and How to Revise Your Novel. Follow @Danielle_Meitiv on Twitter, on Google+ Danielle Luttenberg Meitiv and on Facebook: Danielle Meitiv’s Barefoot Blog, and Danielle Meitiv.

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