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LOCAL CONSERVATION

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The Significance of Conservation in Isla Mujeres

Isla Mujeres is home to diverse marine species, which are essential for the ecosystem and eco-tourism. Conservation measures can protect them from overfishing, pollution, and habitat destruction. Natural habitats like mangroves and wetlands are crucial for biodiversity and regulating the ecosystem. Unsustainable tourism can harm the environment and local communities, so promoting sustainable tourism practices can ensure the benefits of tourism for both the economy and the environment for many years to come.

At Pocna Dive Center, our dedication lies in promoting sustainability within our industry, giving back to and supporting our community, and prioritizing the health of the ecosystem where we operate. Each of us has a vital role to play in safeguarding the ocean and marine life.

Taking action now is vital for our future generations. That's why we have selected to collaborate with remarkable organizations dedicated to creating positive change and paving the way for all of us.

CONSERVATION PROJECTS

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EAGLE RAY PROJECT

We seek to understand more about the population of eagle rays and their movements in the Mexican Caribbean using photo identification

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SHARK HEROES

Saving Our Sharks Foundation is dedicated to supporting local communities' livelihoods by protecting shark populations. We strive to ensure a brighter future for sharks and the communities that call oceans their home. They have been in operation for over 13 years, successfully implementing shark research and conservation projects in the Mexican Caribbean.

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PADI AWARE

PADI AWARE programs address the key threats facing the marine environment, advance the PADI Blueprint for Ocean Action, support the implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals and engage the PADI Torchbearer Community.

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JOVENES DEL MAR

Protecting the reef through local education and child development within the diving industry. Creating ocean ambassadors for our community.

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