Archive for ‘Fisheries’

Small Fisheries, Big Impacts: Artisanal Fishers Hook in Hope for Alleviating Poverty

Text and Photos by iLCP Fellow Paul Hilton. Read our other articles on the National Geographic Voices blog featuring the work of our iLCP Fellow Photographers all around the world. Many of my photographic assignments have taken me to the front lines of industrial fishing, often happening beyond national borders. In these distant waters there’s […]

Marine Biology at the Top of the World

Pictures by James Morgan, Words by James Simpson Svalbard. 78° north. Only 750 miles from the North Pole. We join Knut Sunnanå, chief scientist, and his team aboard the RV Helmar Hanssen for the first few days of a research cruise in the waters around Svalbard. The ship is a 63m converted prawn trawler, part […]

1Frame4Nature | Amplifying the Big Picture

What YOU Can Do:  Learn about your local habitats and wildlife and speak passionately to friends, family and colleagues—enthusiasm is infectious. Identify ways in which wildlife could do better and do your best to make it happen. Here in the UK for example, many local councils have a policy of strimming roadside verges. Write to […]

1Frame4Nature | American Icon in the Alaskan Horizon

What YOU Can Do:  Take a moment to celebrate the times of awe and wonder you’ve experienced in nature, and be thankful. Carve out opportunities in your future schedules to go exploring in the wilderness to create more memories to share and appreciate. –1Frame4Nature is a collection of images and stories from around the globe […]

1Frame4Nature | A Vessel of Life in the Philippine Seas

What YOU Can Do:  Reduce your carbon footprint: Ride your bike or walk to work, and use public transportation or share a ride whenever possible. Committing to it, even just once a week, is a consistent contribution that reduces fossil fuel use. –1Frame4Nature is a collection of images and stories from around the globe of […]

1Frame4Nature | Under the Mangrove Sea

What YOU Can Do:  Start a conversation about the importance of mangroves with your friends and family. Explore, interact with, and share the data at datamares.ucsd.edu. Learn about the amazing animals and communities that mangroves support atmaresmexicanos.com. –1Frame4Nature is a collection of images and stories from around the globe of your personal connection to nature. […]

1Frame4Nature | Sergio Izquierdo

What YOU Can Do:  We have the three “R’s”: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. Notice that recycle is the third, not the first in the order. We should add one called “Refuse” at the beginning because we should really refuse using disposable plastics. When we do this, the companies will start changing their packaging. Avoid the use […]

iLCP Featured Fellow – Krista Schlyer

Krista Schlyer is an award-winning photographer and writer focusing on conservation, biodiversity and public lands. She has worked throughout North America, from the arid lands of the American West to the urban rivers of Washington DC, and is drawn to the cause of underdogs, prairie dogs, and all things wild. Schlyer is a Senior Fellow […]

Historic Agreement to Protect the Great Bear Rainforest

An area larger than Vancouver Island will be conserved and set aside from forestry well into the future.

Peru Affords Full Protection to World’s Largest Known Manta Population

January 01, 2016 10:43 AM
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iLCP Fellow Shawn Heinrichs writes about his work with WildAid leading to the protection of the manta ray in Peru.