Sustainable Fishing practices in La Mosquitia Honduras

January 01, 2015 06:09 AM
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Produced by iLCP Footage and editing by Tamino Castro Images by Cristina G. Mittermeier and Mikael Castro Special Consideration to the Center for Marine Ecology for support The Moskitio people, an ethnic group living on the Mosquitio Coast, have made their living primarily as diving lobster fishermen. By diving, we mean scuba diving. As the […]

I am a guardian of the reef

January 01, 2015 06:09 AM
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Punta Gorda Fisherman

January 01, 2015 06:09 AM
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Guardians of the Reef – Spanish with Subtitles

January 01, 2015 06:09 AM
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With the ban on SCUBA lobster fishing imminent, the residents of La Moskitia, Honduras, are poised to transition to a safe, sustainable, economically secure future in a fishery employing artisanal fishing practices.

Honduran President Burns Confiscated Shark Fins

January 01, 2015 06:09 AM
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On May 31, 2012, Honduran President Porfirio Lobo Sosa bunt 184 pounds of shark fins confiscated by the Honduran navy. Sosa and supporters hope that the event will help send a message to the public that shark finning is illegal and the law will be enforced. They also hope to gain support for implementing programs […]

Lobster Fishing in the Mosquitia Reef

November 11, 2012 09:55 PM
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This will be the last “commercial diving lobster season.” After that, however, hundreds of divers will be left jobless.

Honduran President Burns Shark Fins, Reinforces Marine Sanctuary

June 06, 2012 03:46 PM
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With the Honduran declaration of its entire maritime waters as a shark sanctuary, the President provides legal protection to sharks.

Sustainable Practices from Fisherman to Fisherman

May 05, 2012 04:18 AM
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This is a great story of local fishers realizing the ecological, economic and societal value of conserving their marine ecosystem.