Stop Overfishing and Preserve Kenya Marine Life

 
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Stop Overfishing and Preserve Kenya Marine Life

Stop Overfishing and Preserve Kenya Marine Life
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Marine life used to be abundant!

Marine life used to be abundant!
Turtles and other coral fish have been depleted due to climate change and overfishing. (view small | med | large | orig)

Aquarium dealers delight

Aquarium dealers delight
Aquarium dealers are nortorious for illegally catching these exotic fish. They then sell them to the Western markets for large profits. (view small | med | large | orig)

Tangled in Nets

Tangled in Nets
Most exotic fish get tangled in nets and since the fisherman are unwilling to slash their nets, the marine life simply dies. (view small | med | large | orig)

Fisherman used to use hooks

Fisherman used to use hooks
In the old days, fisherman used to use hooks to catch their fish. Now with modern plastic nets, marine life, especially turtles and whales, are dying at alarming rates. (view small | med | large | orig)

No Where to Hide

No Where to Hide
With the coral reef depleting rapidly, the exotic fish have no where to live. (view small | med | large | orig)

Stop Overfishing and boost Economy

Stop Overfishing and boost Economy
45% of the coastal Kenya income comes from tourism. Much of this is from marine conservation, thus to stop overfishing is to help promote community development. (view small | med | large | orig)

Need to Develop Fisherman

Need to Develop Fisherman
Due to the influx of fisherman coming from all across East Africa, there is a desperate need to train the local fisherman and teach them the importance of conserving the marine biodiversity. (view small | med | large | orig)

Coral reef fish are exotic

Coral reef fish are exotic
Overfishing is the main reason for the disappearance of exotic fish in Kenya. (view small | med | large | orig)

A dead turtle is a sign of the future

A dead turtle is a sign of the future
Poachers regulary destroy coral and overfish putting the environment under extreme threat. (view small | med | large | orig)

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Organization

Project Leader

Adam Tuller

Chief Executive Officer
Nairobi, Kenya

Where is this project located?

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