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Information on the ecology and nature of the Riviera Maya and Costa Maya

ecology and nature of the Riviera Maya

The tropical climate of the Yucatan Peninsula yields bountiful varieties of plants & animals. Including the Great Meso-American Reef, colorful birds, exotic animals, gorgeous natural cavern formations, and much more. The nature of the Riviera Maya is a sight to see. Learn about what to look for during your visit to the Mexican Caribbean.
ECO-NEWS | CORAL REEFS | FLORA & FAUNA | WEATHER PHENOMENONS | ECO-TOURS

Riviera Maya lagoon
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There is a fine line between development and destruction. Ecological Organizations and other concerned individuals inform readers to the current status of the coral reefs, sea turtles, and other ecological issues.
VIEW ALL ECO-NEWS STORIES

diving on the Meso-American coral reef
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The Great Meso-American Reef System is the longest coral reef in the world, second in over-all size to the Great Barrier reef. Discover more about the fascinating animals that build and live in these “underwater rainforests.”
SEE ALL ARTICLES ABOUT THE MESO-AMERICAN CORAL REEF

Toucan
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Parrots, tucans, monkeys, flamingos, turtles, manatee, and dolphins, are just a few of the animals waiting to be seen in the Riviera Maya. The tropical jungle also holds a treasury of incredible plants, many of medicinal value for the Maya.
SEE ALL FLORA & FAUNA ARTICLES

waterspout off the Riviera Maya coast
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Any coastal area has the added effect of the ocean and its passing storms on the weather, and the Riviera Maya is no different. Learn about hurricanes, waterspouts, and more as well as how to be prepared in any event.
SEE ALL WEATHER RELATED ARTICLES

Mayan Riviera cenote
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Knowing where to go to see the wildlife is your best bet if you have a limited amount of time in the Mexican Caribbean. Sac-Be wants you to be able to see everything you desire, so learn where to go before you arrive!
SEE ALL RIVIERA MAYA ECO-TOUR ARTICLES

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Embarking on the Mariposa Trail
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