Punta Allen's spiny lobster fishery

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Punta Allen in Quintana Roo, Mexico is home to one of the most sustainable lobster fisheries in the world. The locals have found the perfect balance between making a good living and harvesting from the ocean without having a negative impact on this fragile ecosystem. This beautiful place in the heart of the Sian Ka'an Biopshere can serve as an example for many other coastal communities. This story was produced for Hakai Magazine and a short documentary can be found in the motion section of this website.
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