Final Call to Vote for Costa Rica
The project has been chosen as one of the 12 finalists (out of 250 applicants) for National Geographic’s and Ashoka Changemakers’ on-line marine/fresh water conservation competition. It’s now up to the public to decide the winners. Voting ends Wednesday, February 2nd.
The initiative will create economic partnerships/opportunities between artisanal fisher folk and the tourism sector by constructing a locally-supported fisheries co-op for certified, sustainably caught products and direct marketing strategy with local hotels and restaurants. Project will construct a marine research center that contributes to responsible tourism development/heritage protection by promoting local small-medium businesses.
SUSTAINABLE FISHING PROGRAMS PROVIDE ENCONOMIC ALTERNATIVES TO SHARK FINNING!!
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