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Taking the road less traveled Spending a year in five continents to embrace my "inner turtle", to live simply, and to avoid being shark bait!


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Cementerio de los tiburones

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 4 Jul 2012 | Views [1027]

If you read my previous story "My Grimmest Day in Tofo", you knew how heart wrenching and difficult it was to witness first hand the finning of sharks right on the beach. I would never forget the image of piles of sharks and rays at the ... Read more >

Tags: alopias pelagicus, equilibrio azul, fish market, hammerhead, pelagic thresher, shark fin, sphyrna zygaena

My Grimmest Day in Tofo

MOZAMBIQUE | Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | Views [989]

Never have I felt so compelled and with a sense of urgency to share an experience as now.  I have just witnessed the sad but true reality of life in Tofo:  fishermen who targeted sharks and rays and were successful, and the corpses and mutilated bodies ... Read more >

Tags: manta ray gill racker, shark fin, shark fin soup, sustainable fishing, tofo, tourism

What am I really volunteering for, you ask?

MOZAMBIQUE | Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012 | Views [659]

So what exactly is it that us volunteers are doing in Tofo?  I had a hard time articulating before, but now it's much clearer. Tofo may be small but its marine environment is second to none.  For marine biologists, this place is heaven ... Read more >

Tags: djibouti, eco ocean, gill racker, manta ray, marine megafauna foundation, seychelles, shark fin, tofo, whale shark

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