Isla Espiritu Santo - La Paz Mexico -- an island in the Gulf of California, off the Mexican state of Baja California Sur. -------------- Boat tour from La Paz to Espiritu island will take you past this beautiful arch. Plus you can swim with sea lions for about 800 MXN. Definitely worth the money for this day trip
The vaquita (Phocoena sinus) is a rare species of porpoise. It is endemic to the northern part of the Gulf of California. The estimated number of individuals dropped below 100 in 2014, putting it in imminent danger of extinction. Since the baiji (Lipotes vexillifer) is believed to have gone extinct by 2006, the vaquita has taken on the title of the most endangered cetacean in the world
Islands and Protected Areas of the Gulf of California - Mexico. The site comprises 244 islands, islets and coastal areas that are located in the Gulf of California in north-eastern Mexico. The Sea of Cortez and its islands have been called a natural laboratory for the investigation of speciation.
The Gulf of California (also known as the Sea of Cortez or Sea of Cortés or Vermilion Sea; locally known in the Spanish language as Mar de Cortés or Mar Bermejo or Golfo de California) is a body of water that separates the Baja California Peninsula from the Mexican mainland.
Why are seabirds abandoning their ancestral nesting grounds in the Gulf of California? Warming oceanographic conditions, fishing pressure are driving nesting seabirds away from their ancestral breeding ground in Mexico into California harbors -- ScienceDaily