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
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
Whenever one dreams about flying away to an exotic vacation spot, the image that most frequently comes to mind has to be that of a tiny little island lost at sea, with a lonesome palm tree growing on powdered white sand, enveloped by calm blue waters as far as the eye can see. Don’t tell … Continue reading Fly Away To Pigeon Cays
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
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
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!
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
Already popular amongst the well traveled scuba diving aficionados, it is not surprising to find Roatan as the topic of conversation in more than a few scuba diving forums, as it boasts some of the best diving the Mesoamerican Reef has to offer. With amazing visibility, vibrant coral reefs, and an abundance of tropical fish, … Continue reading Saving the Hawksbill Turtle