Marine Conservation Methods Paying Dividends In Oracabessa Bay

On Jamaica’s north coast, Oracabessa Bay’s biodiversity sustains its natural beauty and bounty, in addition to a sustainable source of income for those who learn how to dwell in harmony with nature. Ahead of tomorrow’s World Wildlife Day, Oracabessa Bay sits as a nesting site for the endangered hawksbill sea turtle, endangered Acrapora corals, and seafood supplies destined for local markets.

The Gleamer

Last updated on 03 March 2020

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Jamaica
Region: 
South & Central America & The Caribbean
Threats: 
Unsustainable fishing and harvesting aquatic resources
Species: 
Eretmochelys imbricata
Species group: 
Reptiles