Bright tropical fish, corals, anemones, sponges, starfish and many other marine mansions await you in Water parks “Xel-Ha” and “Xcaret”, in Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya. In the Park “Xcaret” you will be able to see more than 5,000 species of marine life while diving in the Caribbean sea and 500 species of fish, shellfish and marine animals kept in aquariums and pools in which the water is pumped directly from the Gulf of Mexico.
Ecological Park “Xel-Ha” is the largest natural aquarium in the world with fresh water, which is constantly nourish the underground river coming to the surface current on the shore and in the Bay, where their waters mingle with the salty ocean currents. This combination of water creates a unique environment in which live fresh-water or marine fish.
Some ecosystems you will be able to see in the Park “Xcaret”, so complex that they managed to recreate only a few aquariums in the world. Continue reading
Migration of animals will lead to unpredictable consequences
When 13-meter gray whale was spotted in the Israeli town of Herzliya last year, scientists came to a startling conclusion: apparently, he came here from Canada, where increased in recent years temperatures have melted river routes that were previously icebound. The mass migration of animals can lead to fantastic consequences, according Azadnegar.
Scientists also have found plankton in the North Atlantic ocean, where it was not 800,000 years.
The incredible journey of the whale and the appearance of plankton in such an unusual place for him are the result of migration of marine organisms their the Pacific to the Atlantic via the Northwest passage. According to scientists, this is a worrying indicator of how global warming can affect animals and plants not only in water but also on land. Continue reading