Environmental Conservation

Environmental Conservation

Virtual Volunteering is the New Norm

How can virtual volunteering add value?: As the pandemic struck our planet and the world seemed to come to a standstill, there were many of us who felt, suddenly we had more time. For many of us being stuck at home with limited contact fueled a desire to do something valuable and we began searching …

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Is Vermi Aquaponics the solution?

You’ve probably never heard of Vermi Aquaponics before right? Neither had I prior to learning about it just recently. However, once I understood what it was and what its purpose is, I was surprised it wasn’t more widely known and commonly used. Its impacts so far have been tremendous to those that have incorporated it …

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If the Students Can’t Reach the Ocean, the Ocean Will Reach the Students

Photo Credit: Olivia Anderson for Two Oceans Aquarium Waste and pollution are a defining characteristic of our times. Entire ecosystems are being smothered by it, including our oceans. Although many pollutants come from industrial plants, factory farms, and intensive agricultural processes, the most ubiquitous type of waste is generated by discarded plastic. From everyday use …

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Battle of the Beach – Jaguars, Turtles and Vultures, oh my!

Thank you to our Donors, Fundraisers and Supporters! Introduction  The last three months have marked some of the busiest months of the year for us here at Jalova. And why is that you may ask? It’s peak green turtle season! The jaguars are patrolling, they’re on the hunt and the green turtles are fighting for …

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Turtle Monitoring at Pez Maya, Mexico

Turtles are important to ecosystem’s health and play a vital role in coral reef conservation. All marine turtles are either endangered or critically endangered due to overexploitation and habitat degradation. A major issue that young turtles face is human activities on or around the beaches where sea turtles nest. When turtles are looking for places …

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Growing Our Partnership With President’s Village In Seychelles

Our relationship and commitment to our partner, Presidents Village Children’s Home, is continuing to develop. We have started to implement some changes, such as a stronger focus on education. Our regular sessions are scheduled to take place at Port Launay beach where we take the children swimming. We have started to focus more on actively teaching …

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Donation Report: Supporting Coastal Jaguar Conservation

We have recently donated £1250 to our local partners, the Coastal Jaguar Conservation (CJC). We are supporting CJC’s with their invaluable research in the Tortuguero area. They are also very involved in the dissemination of information about jaguar conservation in Costa Rica. The funds will be used to enhance the jaguar research work done on …

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