The Marine Sanctuary Project in Jamaica’s Bluefields Bay

Posted on Mar 5, 2012 | 0 comments

The Marine Sanctuary Project in Jamaica’s Bluefields Bay

Excerpt taken from Greenspaced Blog:

“With the financial support of Virgin Holidays, The Travel Foundation the Sandals Foundation and Bluefields Bay Villas, the Bluefields Bay Fishermen’s Friendly Society has been able to manufacture marker-buoys which will clearly demarcate this 3,000-hectare reserve.

The next step will be to raise the cash for a boat and crew-member to patrol the sanctuary and enforce the no-fishing policy. Luckily, president of the society Wolde Kristos has the support of almost the entire Bluefields fishing community, which means the project is much more likely to succeed than if the sanctuary had been imposed without local support.”

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