Our Impact

Our Impact

Measurable Indicators – Reports and Studies 

Four surveys were done by UWI’s Discovery Bay Marine Laboratory (Feb, May, Aug and Nov 2017) to establish a baseline number of fish, corals, sea urchins, and so forth. Reef Check surveys are also carried out annually in conjunction with the National Environmental Planning Agency (NEPA).

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Other Impacts

In addition to restoring local fish stocks, protecting local marine life and working to replenish our local fish stocks, the White River Fish Sanctuary (WRFS) is also contributing to:

  1. Jamaica’s overall 2030 Sustainable Development Vision and Plan for the Environment and Sustainable Livelihoods
  2. Jamaica’s commitment to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 
  3. The goals of the Caribbean Environment Programme (CEP) of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) including several of the CEP protocols such as the Land-based Sources of pollution protocol (LBS), the Specially Protected Areas and Wildlife Protocol (SPAW), IWEco – Integrating Water, Land and Ecosystems Management in the Caribbean SIDS, IWCAM – Integrating Watersheds and Coastal Area Management, the Caribbean Large Marine Ecosystem and North Brazil Shelf programme (CLME+) and other important national, regional and international goals and programmes.