World Oceans Day 2018 / West End, Roatan

The Roatan Reef Guardians (RRG), a local community of passionate and eco-conscious individuals hosted a humble but well organized event, in West End, Roatan. Their goal was to celebrate a very important date in the conservationist calendar – World Oceans Day. This group of nearly 20 volunteers assembled several of Roatan’s stalwart conservation institutions for … Continue reading World Oceans Day 2018 / West End, Roatan

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Art3 D-Barrio – Raising Environmental Awareness One Bottle Cap at a Time

With garbage collection in Roatan at a near stand still due to the current transition of power at the municipality level, the local communities should be keeping a close eye on anything related to waste reduction. This is where a recycling project like Art3 D-Barrio and others like it have the potential to incite change … Continue reading Art3 D-Barrio – Raising Environmental Awareness One Bottle Cap at a Time

The Corozal Beekeeping Project – Working with Bees to Save the Reefs!

A millenary occupation flourishes as an alternative livelihood project in one of the newest tourism hotspots in the Caribbean. The place is Roatan, in the north coast of Honduras in an island archipelago known as the Bay Islands. The goal – to find an alternative livelihood for specific rural communities that have traditionally relied on … Continue reading The Corozal Beekeeping Project – Working with Bees to Save the Reefs!

Rolling with the Emeraldi Club in Oak Ridge

The seaside towns of Oak Ridge and Jonesville are not the first places that come to mind when you think travel and tourism in Roatan. For those who have not ventured that far east, you should know that these quaint little fishing communities boast some of the most unique and attractive scenery you can find … Continue reading Rolling with the Emeraldi Club in Oak Ridge

Sherman’s Conservation March To The Sea

Nothing embodies conservation better than a group of endangered species frolicking freely within their natural habitat, seemingly without a care in the world. This applies to Arch’s Iguana and Marine Park as well as Lobster City, safe havens on land and on water, for highly exploited and sought after animal species in the island of … Continue reading Sherman’s Conservation March To The Sea

Hogs, Pelicans, and Roatan Banks!

Moving away from the environmental initiatives, at least for a little while, we now shift our attention to a different element of Roatan’s geographical nature. This entry will take you to two of the most pristine and remote areas in all of the Bay Islands, and quite possibly two of the most beautiful natural attractions … Continue reading Hogs, Pelicans, and Roatan Banks!

BICA – Making Connectivity Easier.

BICA which stands for the Bay Islands Conservation Association is the oldest protection and conservation nonprofit organization in and around the Bay Islands. Founded in 1990 in Coxen Hole, Roatan, BICA has the privilege of being the first established conservation organization on the islands, focusing much of its environmental efforts in the protection of the … Continue reading BICA – Making Connectivity Easier.

BICCU – Recycling & Art Mixed Into One

As if cleaning the beaches of the Bay Islands wasn't enough, the folks from the Bay Islands Coastal Cleanup (BICCU) organized a Recycled Art Workshop during the first week of September, where they hired the services of two Honduran artisans who set up a vigorous art class with a heavy dose of environmental responsibility. Their … Continue reading BICCU – Recycling & Art Mixed Into One