Cancun Ecology

  • Contoy Island

    Fifty kilometers North from Cancun and 30 kilometers North of Isla Mujeres, Contoy Island is a protected natural reserve that has been kept as a sanctuary for diverse animal and plant species. Due to this enterprise, tourism to the island has been re

  • Sharks in the Mexican Caribbean

    Back in 1876 a new species of shark was seen off the coast of Cuba, it was the first Reef Shark to be described in history. This shark is the most common found around the Caribbean reefs, although it can be found as far south as the coasts of Brazil

  • Whale Sharks at the Coasts of Mexico

    Whale shark is the largest fish in world and they can grow up to 50 feet (15 meters). This gentle animal can be observed in the Pacific coast and at Isla Holbox, North East of Yucatan Peninsula.