To achieve great changes we focus on three areas:
To generate scientific information that advances the level of current knowledge of the sharks and rays and allows to influence the decision making at different levels in all the sectors, strengthening the actions of preservation and management in medium and long term.
Environmental Education and Leadership
To contribute to the construction of environmental and socially responsible societies through education and leadership, promoting the preservation and sustainable use of long-term marine-coastal resources, especially sharks and rays, and Ecosystems of which they depend in Guatemala, the region of the Mesoamerican reef system and the eastern Pacific.
To promote the preservation of sharks and rays in the long term, through the adoption of best practices of sustainability in the different sectors of society, that foster the environmental, social and economic prosperity of the Mesoamerican region.
To contribute to the sustainability of marine and coastal resources and artisanal fisheries in Guatemala, the eastern Pacific and Mesoamerica through the generation of relevant knowledge, policy and advocacy and improving the quality of life of coastal communities.
A Guatemala that knows, values and protects its marine-coastal resources as a source of social, environmental and economic prosperity.
inclusion and Participation