Overcoming Overfishing and Obstinacy on Tobacco Caye: A Policy Analysis

Overcoming Overfishing and Obstinacy on Tobacco Caye: A Policy Analysis

Executive Summary: The Fisheries Department of Belize established the South Water Caye Marine Reserve (SWCMR) to protect a crucial section of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef, home …

 

Under the Sea

Under the Sea

First off, sorry for the long silence.  Unfortunately, my new computer decided that it was too cool for the internet and became a useless deadweight …

 

So True

So True

This awesome tidbit was passed on from a friend (thanks Glenn Rehberger) and is so perfect for Tobacco Caye.  Water is definitely at a premium …

 

Thank You America!!

Thank You America!!

In keeping with our habit of taking weekends off-island to “get away from it all” (which really means get back to civilization and remind ourselves …

 

Caye-p It Clean!!

Caye-p It Clean!!

One of the needs we identified during our time on the island and talks with the community was the need for a caye clean up.  …

 

Out in the Reserve

Out in the Reserve

On Thursday we accompanied the Fisheries Department and a representative from Wildlife Conservation Society on a survey of the southern cayes in the South Water …

 

Late Night Encounter…

Late Night Encounter…

Last night we had a very exciting occurrence on the island.  We were sitting around in the sand, lounging in hammocks, and sipping our Belikins …

 

One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Island

One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Island

The GPS crew passing by one of the piles where some debris is burned when the wind is right. This week has been fairly consumed with …

 

Small World

Small World

While on our mainland trip, I had a very small world/deja vu experience.  For two nights we stayed between Belize City and Belmopan at Monkey …

 

Caye Caulker: Oddities and Awesomeness

Caye Caulker: Oddities and Awesomeness

Along with food, Lobsterfest came with a myriad of interesting activities, spectacles and past-times, all of which we were happy to partake in or at …

 
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