Tag: Jon Slayer

  • Untouched coral reef hotspot found in Madagascar

    [vimeo]http://vimeo.com/34892701[/vimeo] Filmmaker Jon Slayer has just returned from a trip to a remote corner of Madagascar. I caught up with him to find out what it was like diving on one of the healthiest hotspots of coral reef left in the country. HS: So Jon, could you pin us on the map. Where exactly are […]

  • Coral reefs get the CSI treatment

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6TqPxxvWvc[/youtube] It’s a shame Sherlock Holmes never learned to Scuba dive because he could have put his sleuthing skills towards bringing in coral reef villains. Pioneers in the field of underwater forensic investigation are the International Coral Reef Initiative (ICRI) and the Coral Reef Alliance (CORAL) who are working together on the Coral Reef CSI project. […]

  • Shark fishing in Madagascar

    [vimeo]http://www.vimeo.com/5897559[/vimeo] Here’s another movie by filmmaker John Slayer, this time with an insight into the shark fisheries of Madagascar.

  • Cordelia Banks – Caribbean jewel

    [vimeo]http://www.vimeo.com/23529808[/vimeo] Cordelia Banks in Honduras contains some of the healthiest coral reefs in the Caribbean. Check out this video by filmmaker Jon Slayer.

  • More of the Chagos underwater world

    [vimeo]http://www.vimeo.com/17274137[/vimeo] Here’s another movie clip from filmmaker Jon Slayer that catches a glimpse of the Chagos Islands’ beautiful coral reefs. There’s also some great top-side footage of hermit crabs, sea birds, and a moray eel in a shallow tidal pool catching, wrestling with, and swallowing a crab.

  • Why Chagos matters

    [vimeo]http://www.vimeo.com/12765395[/vimeo] Yesterday I went to a conference in London billed as an opportunity to discuss the future of the Chagos Islands. Sadly, I don’t think we really got a chance to do that properly because the drama and tragedy of the island’s human history took over. I don’t deny it is a truly terrible story […]