July, 2017

A lionfish in the Caribbean

Lionfish: Killing for Conservation?

By on 28 July 2017

Invasive lionfish are taking over Caribbean reefs, but divers’ hunting efforts might help lessen their impact on native fish species. Lionfish are special: they’re beautiful, they’re venomous, and they’re super adaptable. They have huge appetites and reproduce at an astounding rate. They are also not native in Atlantic/Caribbean waters. The story goes something like this: […]

Say No To Plastic spelled out in the sand

Epic Beach Clean Up Success!

By on 14 July 2017

The community of Utila came together for a beach clean up of a turtle nesting area along the South Shore, where we collected an incredible amount of trash.

Beach scene with small boat

Turtles and Trash

By on 5 July 2017

The days and weeks keep flying by! Turtles and ocean trash have been on my mind lately, and keep coming up in everything I’ve been doing. So here’s what’s been goin’ on lately…   💻 Caribbean islands are better for outdoor activities than computer screen time, and slow/occasionally nonexistent internet speeds don’t help. But I’ve […]