Connections: Conservation & Sustainable Tourism

Our July newsletter is online. Read about our contributions to the Conservation & Sustainable Tourism Program to empower individuals and communities, improve natural resource management, and foster the creation of employment opportunities in and around national parks, private reserves, and …

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Día Internacional del Manglar // International Mangrove Day

Sabes que?“La tortuga marina de la especie carey ha cambiado su hábitat tradicional –que consistía de arrecifes de corales o rocosos– por estuarios de manglar, para poder sortear las amenazas a su existencia.”La Prensa, Septiembre 2011 Trabajamos con Iniciativa Carey …

pasoblogDía Internacional del Manglar // International Mangrove Day

Desechos / Trashed

documentalcon oscarizado actor Jeremy Irons y la música impactante de Vangelis “Este es un viaje de investigación minucioso y valiente que lleva a Irons (y a nosotros) del escepticismo a la tristeza y del horror a la esperanza.”– Cinema Planeta …

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Connecting Surfers in San Juan

I had another exciting week in San Juan del Sur that began with a ladies surf trip to Playa Maderas. It was my first time surfing at Maderas since arriving in San Juan del Sur, and we had a great …

pasoblogConnecting Surfers in San Juan

In the field with Luke Johnson

Luke Johnson (R) & Francisco Manera, forest ranger Meet Luke Johnson,  a fish researcher working with us for six months to understand the biology of juvenile Atlantic Tarpon in freshwater streams. After a few years spent touring salmon streams gathering …

pasoblogIn the field with Luke Johnson

Follow Mora

The other night, we placed a satellite transmitter on a green sea turtle. We named her Mora. Thanks to our friends at, you can follow her here. Why did we name her Mora? In honor of Jairo Mora Sandoval, …

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Meet Mora

We’ve just placed a satellite transmitter on a green sea turtle. We named her Mora. Check back for details on how you can follow her on

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WOO! Project Wave of Optimism

  We are stoked to partner with Project WOO for beach clean ups at this week’s ISA World Juniors Surfing Champsionship. WOO is an NGO in Gigante, Nicaragua working to make sure that traveling surfers have a positive impact on …

pasoblogWOO! Project Wave of Optimism

Our Guardaparquitos are Famous

Check out the video highlights from Day 5 of 2013 DAKINE ISA World Junior Surfing Championship, featuring our surf ambassador and our Guardaparques Junior (junior park rangers) from Tola:

pasoblogOur Guardaparquitos are Famous

Meet Amelia, Paso Pacífico Surf Ambassador

We’re pleased to introduce the newest member of our team, Amelia Dotzenrod. She’ll be blogging for us from San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua, where she’s leading our coastal conservation efforts in the surfing community. First up, her bio: “The sea, …

pasoblogMeet Amelia, Paso Pacífico Surf Ambassador