Revitalizing Local Fishing Communities in Jamaica

Jamaica is famous for reggae music, ganja, natural beauty, and big tourist resorts. But for generations the local communities have relied on fishing for food and livelihood.

Jamaican coral reefs are 90% depleted and fish stocks below 10% of their present glory. 

This situation has put many Jamaicans' livelihood at risk.

In the tiny fishing village of Oracabessa, the local fishermen -- in partnership with industry and non-profit -- are doing something about it.

The Oracabessa Fish Sanctuary is a shining beacon of hope for environmental conservation and revitalization all across the world.

 

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