Regional Tourism Agency to Support and Promote Reef Protection and Coral Conservation
Source: Green Antilles
January 31, 2011
A tourism organisation and a conservation organisation are teaming up to improve coral reef protection in the Caribbean:
A cooperation agreement was signed last week between the Organization of Latin-American and Caribbean Tourism (OLACT) and the Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL); both organizations will work together to implement conservation programs for the coral reefs and the marine life in Latin-America and the Caribbean.
Through the members of OLACT, both in the tourism and educational sector, CORAL will be able to share and disseminate the knowledge and tools developed throughout their long experience of working in reef zones in Hawaii, Mexico, Belize, Honduras, Fiji, and Indonesia.
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