Is Baja Mexico Disappearing?

Picture the Florida coast in the 1940s, before all the coastal development. It was almost pure wilderness, with native flora and fauna everywhere. Then the area was developed for recreational and residential purposes, morphing into what we see today.

Fast forward 60 years, and it seems to be happening again, this time along the coast of Baja California. National Geographic Traveler correspondent James Conaway covers the current state and where it might be heading, if you listen to locals, in his article titled “Is Baja on the Block?

What do you think? Does the current development wave on the Baja California peninsula signal an alarm for the precious natural wilderness known by some as the Galapagos of the North? Let us know in the comments below.

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