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Mystery Disease Threatens Mexican Caribbean Coral Reefs

XINHUA Mexico’s Caribbean resort region is facing an ecological catastrophe due to a mysterious contagious disease that has damaged up to 50 percent of all local marine coral species, according to Lorenzo Álvarez Filip, a researcher from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). “This is a disease of tissue loss in hard corals, and the pathogen is still unknown,

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Sargassum Algae Threatening Mexican Caribbean Tourism

By JESSICA GUERRERO MORELIA, Michoacán — Mexico is known internationally for its privileged geography and variety of climates that make it one of the top tourist destinations. Its diversity is such that, it is possible to find humid forests, mountain ranges, evergreen valleys, deserts and the warm marine waters of two oceans, all in the same country. The Rivera Maya region,

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