Addressing destructive practices: Dynamite fishing in Tanzania

Today we feature another article from our partner in SAIIA, Romy Chevallier, on the destructive practices of dynamite fishing in Tanzania. Tanzania is home to an extensive network of coral reefs whose biodiversity and beauty support major artisanal and commercial fishing and tourism industries.  Roughly two-thirds of the country’s 1400 km coastline harbours fringing and patch…

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Blue Forests mascots: The red swamp crab from Ecuador

Ucides Occidentalis: A treasure hidden beneath Ecuador’s mangrove mud. Today we have feature article from Belen Vallejo, from Conservation International in Ecuador, on the red swamp cramp. Have you ever wondered why this ten-footed crustacean, lives inside the mangrove’s mud? Here´s why. This is a vegetarian specie that feeds with leaves and tiny pieces of…

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