MEXICO POSITIVE OCEANS

Mexico’s overall Positive Oceans Index score is 6.7, ranking it in 6st place out of 30 countries

Mexico ranks 1st in Marine Conservation and Protection with a score of 8.4, showing that the country is dedicated to preserve its marine estate and assets.

However, it has a high Coastal Tourism Densities at 1’739 tourists per coastal kilometer and a lower Marine Estate Pressures at 19 people per square kilometer. It also has 3 times as many cruise shop passengers as its coastal population. This show that its coastal and marine assets are more solicited by tourism and less by its local inhabitants. The country has experiences rapid coastal and marine tourism growth over the past decades which has led to the development to mass tourism resorts and related attritions.

At A Glance

3'186'921.6 km2

Total Marine Estate

19.7%

Marine Protected Areas

5

Sustainable Marine Parks

1'739

Coastal Tourism Density

19

Recreational Marine

Estate Pressure

Mexico Oceans Scores

biodiversity

/10

diversity of marine species and habitat from recreational perspective

infrastructure

/10

Coastal Tourism Density (number of visitors per coastal kilometre) coastal industries, cruises, waste, water, sanitation.

activites

/10

Recreational Marine Estate Pressure (number of people claiming the marine state by square kilometre) Leisure activities, water sports, etc

conservation

/10

Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), fishing impact and conservation legislation

overall score

/10

location ranking

Mexico

/10

Costa Rica

/10

Panama

/10

Belize

/10

within region

Canada

/10

Mexico

/10

USA

/10

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OTHER OCEANS INDEXES

Australia

Canada ranks 2nd out of 30 countries with an overall score of 7.8

New Zealand

New Zealand ranks 1st out of 30 countries with an overall score of 8

Canada

Canada ranks 3rd out of 30 countries with an overall score of 7.2

REGIONS IN MEXICO

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