Dwarves and giants in the Gulf of California

The Gulf of California is a biological wonderland. Whales, dolphins and sea turtles cavort in its waters, while crocodiles lounge in the surrounding mangrove forests. But overfishing, poaching and logging are threatening this unique ecosystem. Getting locals on board is key to protecting it.  

The BIOMAR project is a collaboration between German development agency GIZ, Mexico's national park authorities CONANP, indigenous communities and public agencies. Its aim is to expand successful models environmental protection.

A film by Joanna Gottschalk



6:48 Minutes


Global Ideas

The television reports and documentaries of Deutsche Welle's 'Global Ideas' media project provide people all over the world with information on model projects which implement biodiversity and climate protection. The media project is funded by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety through the International Climate Initiative.