On the Sea of Cortez side of Baja California lies a marine protected area that represents one of the most impressive successes in ocean conservation, and was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005.
ECO TOURISM AND AWARENESS
Videography and media campaigns focused on one central issue:
Raising Awareness for Ocean Conservation
Covering 70% of the earth, our oceans regulate global climate, provide half of the world’s oxygen supply, act as a home to unique species and ecosystems, and provide the primary source of food for more than three billion people. Yet only 3% of our oceans are protected, and overfishing, climate change, and pollution are pushing our oceans to the brink. One of the most effective ways to ensure the vitality of our oceans is through the implementation and enforcement of Marine Protected Areas (MPA), which provide immense ecological and financial benefits, increased Eco Tourism revenue, and protection against the impacts of climate change.
In the southern pass of Fakarava atoll, one of the largest shark sanctuaries in the world, sharks have been protected since 2006. Fished by less than a dozen people means healthy fish stocks, healthy predators and hundreds of sharks.
Where frigate birds begin to swoop low over the waves, head in that direction. A low pass means that baitfish are right on the surface, pushed up by the super fast marlin, shooting into them as they hunt.
A look beneath the surface to see where the health of our planet really begins. Inspiring people and the community to care and protect the ocean habitat and marine wildlife. See our ocean. Save our ocean.
Xibalba, which translates as “place of fear” to the Maya, who believed that the cenotes were gateways to Xibalba, the underworld. From deep pit cenotes with clouds of hydrogen sulphide, to spectacular cave formations, haloclines and beautiful root structures with aquatic life.
The beauty of our oceans and marine ecosystems in peril, narrated by a 13-year old boy, who CARES about our oceans and wildlife. The future of our oceans is in OUR hands, our responsibility to conserve and restore for our CHILDREN, before it's too late.