coral reef »

Are Mangroves your Next Destination?

Are Mangroves your Next Destination?

Hannah Wagner July 10, 2019 0

They should be! A recent study by The Nature Conservancy revealed the benefits of tourism on mangrove forests. Though they are not always the star of the show, mangrove forests are widely visited by

Read More »
Belize Shells Up Turtle Protection

Belize Shells Up Turtle Protection

WWF October 4, 2017 0

Belize is fringed by a vibrant expanse of living coral, known as the Mesoamerican Reef System. It’s a Caribbean underwater paradise—a snorkeler’s dream and an endangered sea turtle’s lifeline. Stretching from Mexico to Guatemala, this

Read More »
10 Facts about a Prison Island Turned Paradise in Panama

10 Facts about a Prison Island Turned Paradise in Panama

Maddi Higgins August 24, 2014 1

Islands evoke feelings of relaxation, not death, torture and imprisonment. However, Coiba Island off the coast of Panama was actually used by the country’s former military dictatorship as a prison. Now, Coiba Island Prison

Read More »
Q-and-A: Snorkeling Indonesia’s Raja Ampat

Q-and-A: Snorkeling Indonesia’s Raja Ampat

WWF May 28, 2014 0

This October, veteran guide Lee Goldman will take a small crew of WWF’s snorkeling enthusiasts to Indonesia’s Raja Ampat Archipelago, where they’ll glide over some of the planet’s most remarkable shallow-reef habitats. The region

Read More »
Video: An “Underwater Ballet” of Manta Rays in Indonesia

Video: An “Underwater Ballet” of Manta Rays in Indonesia

Tania Curry May 23, 2014 0

Watch manta rays “dance” gracefully above coral in Raja Ampat. The Raja Ampat Archipelago in Indonesia’s West Papua province has the wo ld’s greatest concentration of marine life for a region of its size.

Read More »
Video of the Week: Raja Ampat Underwater

Video of the Week: Raja Ampat Underwater

Tania Curry January 24, 2014 3

The Raja Ampat Archipelago has the world’s greatest concentration of marine life – making it a fantastic snorkeling site. Raja Ampat is also an area where WWF is conducting conservation research and where it

Read More »