The only region in the Caribbean that has a completely intact major coral reef eco-system is the Jardines de la Reina (Queen’s Gardens) coral reef off Cuba’s south coast.
While there are several underlying causes for the decline of coral reefs world-wide, a serious contributor to the degradation of coral reefs in popular tourist regions are the swarms of scuba divers brought out daily to the reefs by scuba tour operators, like locusts on a wheat field.
A Life As A Human Interview: As filmmaker and writer, Patricia has a passion for large-brained megafauna – from dolphins, to primates, to elephants. Her quest to portray the interrelationships between humans and animals has led her around the globe in pursuit of the issues that threaten these relationships. She is currently working on an advocacy film to raise awareness about the plight of Asian elephants called “Elephants Never Forget.”
Since its invention and popularization, the automobile has had a tremendous impact on our lives and has brought about significant change in society. But has this change been positive or negative?