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Blurring the lines between Artisanal Vivencial Fishing and Sport Fishing

Here are a few websites promoting tourism operations that seem to be blurring the lines between Vivencial Fishing and Sport Fishing: http://www.ecuagringo.com/ Mentions a satellite tagging program, I am curious to learn more and if this is a scientific partnership: … Continue reading

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Education

The expression is teach a man to fish… But in reading Carol Ann Basset’s book, there seems to be a theme that if you TEACH a kid, he WON’T fish! I will list some specific passages soon, but I am … Continue reading

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Surfing for a solution?

I am curious about this idea of using surfing as a way of connecting the youth with the islands. I have contacted Dr. Diego Quiroga by email to try and learn more. From Chapter 17, Galapagos at a Crossroads, by Carol … Continue reading

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Idea List

Approaches: Character driven – follow scientist who is researching issue Success stories – things that are being done right and having a positive impact (instead of just all the stuff that needs to be fixed) Role model fishermen, collaborations between … Continue reading

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Sea Turtles = Tortugas

Galapagos Sea Turtle researchers: Patricia Zarate I have sent Patricia an email to find out more about what she is currently working on. She will be presenting several posters at the International Sea Turtle Symposium I may be attending… UPDATE: … Continue reading

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Penguins

I’ve been hooked on penguins for over 20 years now, so the possibility of seeing them in their natural environment is very exciting! I have emailed Dr. Dee Boersma and the Penguin Project at University of Washington to try and … Continue reading

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Ghost Fishing

Topic:         __ Natural History         _X_ Fishing           __ Tourism           __ Land Use Author(s): Simone Lewis-Koskinen Date: 1/21/11 Character/Subject: Abandoned, lost or otherwise discarded fishing gear (ALDFG) Contact Information: Sea Shepherd Galapagos
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Puerto Ayora, Santa Cruz, … Continue reading

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