With 450 cayes and two lagoons spanning 250 square miles, Turneffe Atoll is one of the most productive marine ecosystems on earth and the best preserved portion of the Mesoamerican Reef.
via Turneffe Atoll Trust.
The Turneffe Atoll Trust is doing some good work. They are trying to figure out a way to preserve the flats and the mangroves in the Turneffe Atoll, a place they see as the next probable target of over-development when the world economy recovers. They are trying to get all the stakeholders together… the commercial fisherman, the community leaders, the government leaders, the anglers and other interested parties. Everyone has to be on the same page if this place is going to be spared and that’s exactly what they are trying to do. Check it out.
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