One Ocean Film Festival-Loreto, Mexico Baja Pennisula created by Eco-Alianza de Loreto A.C. Conservation Organization
NO matter where or when you're traveling exploring the world. Always keep an eye open for opportunities to get involved, learn about local or actually participate in Conservation events.
While traveling and diving through the Baja Pennisula of Mexico
I was blessed to find out about the Eco-Alianza de Loreto A.C. Conservation Organization located in Loreto, Mexico which is located next to the Sea of Cortez on the Baja Pennisula . This organization has come along way in a short time making a great conservation difference in the future environment of the area, Their Mission "To protect and conserve our natural and cultural environment by empowering civil society and government to jointly create healthy and prosperous communities" And a wonderful Vision "Communities believe their quality of life is related to the health and vitality of the environment and citizens act accordingly"
One Ocean Film Festival Loreto, Mexico
On March 22 & 23rd, 2018 (look for their 2019 next year it's sure to be amazing) they hosted their first Conservation Film Festival- One Ocean Film Festival with some amazing films and guest speakers. Find a link at bottom of this blog post for Conservation Film & Photography Festivals in your area. I had a chance to rub shoulders with National Geographic film maker Johnny Friday his film Kings of Baja was amazing and helped raise awareness of the delicate state of this area. He has filmed throughout...
the area for over 25 years and gave a great perspective on the state of the area. One of the biggest issues (beyond the elephant in the room population) is illegal fishing practices and methods. In the film ...... it's shown where 1 lb of shrimp was harvested yet over 100 lbs of other creatures where destroyed! Heartbreaking. Yet there is hope as the
Hoping you find some amazing Conservation Wildlife Nature experiences on your travels. Ones hopefully you can get involved in even for a brief time while on vacation or traveling.
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