Destructive Sand Mining

...one get to witness the monstrosity of up to three pontoons with dredgers industriously clawing away the shore....

Habitation

The people that live on the beach of Braamspunt are mostly Guyanees fishermen who have built camps there and live here with their families. Through various methods, creativity and traditional knowledge they have found ways to survive with so little...

Small Scale Fishery

When you live on the beach, so far away from the city you need to find a way to provide for yourself and your family in a honest way. The fishermen who have built their camps on Braamspunt mainly do this for ...

Tourism

Braamspunt is a very pleasant place to visit for tourists. Like a flower seduces a bee, it lures you in with her beautiful landscape, unique birds that you have never seen before and an art piece created by nature. Most tourists visit Braamspunt to...

Poaching

Everywhere you go humans seem to be the biggest threat to animals and the environment. It’s the same story on Braamspunt. Animals like the scarlet ibis, sea turtles and manatees are being robbed of their freedom and safety by humans...

This leatherback matriach was cut opened by poachers to get to her eggs...

 
 

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