Espíritu Santo Island – a global treasure

December, 2018 If you haven’t visited Espíritu Santo Island – here’s one more reason you should. In November, the International Union of Concerned Scientists recognized this natural protected area as one of 15 new additions to its green list of best protected sites around the world. The archipelago, just a short boat ride from La Paz, […]

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Gray whales in Magdalena Bay

December 5, 2018 As we head into December that means that the gray whales are on their way back to Magdalena Bay. After making their marathon migration south from the cold waters of the Bering Sea down to the warmer waters of the Baja California peninsula, the whales mate and calve in the protected waters […]

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Expanding our comfort zone

This week RED was invited by Travel Weekly to participate in a webinar for travel agents and outbound operators in North America interested in travel to Mexico. We took the opportunity to talk about Baja California Sur, how there’s a growing trend in nature and adventure travel, a few highlights of the natural attractions, and […]

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One Turtle Saved

Fifteen years ago the hawksbill sea turtle in my hands would have been hog-tied, whisked hundreds of miles, slaughtered and carved into trinkets. Today, it swam free. On Baja’s Pacific coast, an adult male hawksbill sea turtle found its way into a fisherman’s net. In the past, for the fisherman anyway, such a thing would […]

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Cabo Pulmo National Park: 17th Anniversary

On June 2nd and 3rd community members, NGOs, government officials, and tourists came together to celebrate Cabo Pulmo’s 17th anniversary. The anniversary marks the day that Cabo Pulmo was first declared a National Marine Park. The cultural and natural festivities were a great success thanks to many dedicated and impassioned individuals. Throughout the weekend celebration […]

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Tips to reduce plastic pollution!

June 8th is World Oceans Day, the UN-designated day for the global community to celebrate and take action for our shared ocean. One of the greatest threats to the ocean is also one of the most insidious because chances are it’s so mundane you don’t even notice it. Look around you right now: how much […]

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