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Coral reefs, Accountability and Transparency, Oceans | 6 June 2014

Defending the Veracruz Reef from a port expansion project

In the Gulf of Mexico, 27 coral reefs form a submarine mountain range running for miles between six islands. Hundreds of colorful fish species, more

Coral reefs, Oceans | 6 May 2014

Organizations come out in defense of the Veracruz Reef System

Technical and legal arguments are submitted in support of a lawsuit against modifying the boundaries of the Veracruz Reef System National Park in eastern Mexico, a site protected by international obligations to preserve the natural barrier against storms and more

Coral reefs, Oceans | 21 December 2013

Mexican government breaches international commitments to put Veracruz Reef System at risk

Organizations denounce the incident to the Ramsar Convention, an international treaty for the protection of wetlands. By modifying the boundaries of the coral reef national park, the federal government is seeking to expand the Port of more

Coral reefs | 1 December 2012

Coral reefs in Costa Rica: Economic Value, Threats and International Legal Commitments to Protect Them (in Spanish)

The report aims to serve as a foundation for introducing specific legislation on protecting coral reefs in Costa Rica, and to support their conservation in Latin America and the more

Coral reefs, Human Rights, Oceans | 17 June 2012

Protecting the rich marine life of Cabo Pulmo Reef

Cabo Pulmo Reef, a 20,000-year-old ecological treasure in Baja California Sur, Mexico, hosts many of the 800 marine species in the Sea of more


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