Fish Cuba Now ! Support The Cuban People….Zapata Environmental Project

Zapata Environmental Project Filipe Rodriquez knows war. At 17, as a soldier in the Cuban army serving in Angola, he witnessed armed conflict first- hand. Today the 58 year old Cuban fishing guide is fighting another battle, one that is waged on two fronts, economic and environmental. Filipe’s front line is the pristine flats, rivers Read more about Fish Cuba Now ! Support The Cuban People….Zapata Environmental Project[…]

2018 “Year of the Mangrove School

U.S.-Cuba Ecotourism Cooperation: Escuela de Manglar (The Mangrove School) Program A Fundraising Initiative of the Dirigo Marine Learning Center, Ocean Passages LLC Portland, Maine Ocean Passages educational voyages on board the schooner Harvey Gamage along Cuba’s southern coast is the opportunity to work with resourceful Cuban entrepreneurs who are shaping their country’s future – from Read more about 2018 “Year of the Mangrove School[…]

Fish Cuba Now! Support the Cuban People…Rumors from the Garden

Rumors   Cuba is a rumor mill, especially when the buzz involves ex-president Fidel Castro Ruiz. One thing we know for sure…. the aging leader is an environmentalist. Castro – soon after the revolution – began replanting clear cut forest, experimenting with environmental friendly farming and launched a process which resulted in almost a quarter Read more about Fish Cuba Now! Support the Cuban People…Rumors from the Garden[…]

Fish Cuba Now! Support The Cuban People…Zapata, A Family Affair

    It’s a place where buses give way to horse drawn carts, where birds, fish, crocodiles and manatees swim, fly and crawl, a place where hibiscus and bougainvillea beautify the humblest shacks. Here, children run free on the beach and at night, the only glow in the sky is from the moon and stars. Read more about Fish Cuba Now! Support The Cuban People…Zapata, A Family Affair[…]

FISH CUBA NOW! Support The Cuban People….Guiding Cuba’s Youth

  Ruskin fisherman works to preserve Cuba’s environment Paul Guzzo, Times Staff Writer Tuesday, November 15, 2016 6:00am 505 505 Print   0 Ruskin’s Phil Thompson is helping to start a program in Cuba focused on teaching skills needed to protect nature and earn a living through eco-tourism to children living around the island’s Zapata Read more about FISH CUBA NOW! Support The Cuban People….Guiding Cuba’s Youth[…]

Fish Cuba Now! Support the Cuban People – Rio Hatiquanico

The River   It winds through the northern edge of the Zapata swamp, defining the border of the largest fresh water preserve in the Caribbean. A mere two hours southeast of Havana, Rio Natiquanico is an eighteen kilometer utopia for fishermen and a bird watcher’s paradise, characterizing the best of Cuba’s environmental wonders. Snook and tarpon Read more about Fish Cuba Now! Support the Cuban People – Rio Hatiquanico[…]

Fish Cuba Now! – Support the Cuban People

  Cayo Cruz Cuba Lit by the dawn sun, flocks of shimmering red flamingos huddle on sandbars dotting mangrove lined lagoons. Some defy gravity balanced on one spindly leg while others take flight in the early morning sky, their gangly silhouettes somewhat prehistoric in shape and size. I think to myself, this is a good Read more about Fish Cuba Now! – Support the Cuban People[…]