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Parcels containing three green iguanas and seven turtles were found and seized at the Mérida International Airport.
After 1,200 square meters of coastal dune vegetation was removed, environmental authorities bypassed barbed-wire fences to shut down a construction site.
After a builder illegally leveled a 375-square-meter coastal dune ecosystem, federal authorities ordered construction halted, Profepa announced Wednesday.
The Federal Attorney for Environmental Protection (Profepa) temporarily shut down a construction site where a threatened thatch palm was apparently cleared.
Local agents from Profepa, the federal environmental agency, stopped workers from dumping rubble onto coastal wetland.
UNESCO has recognized Mexico for its efforts protecting totoaba and the vaquita, two endangered species found only in the Gulf of California.