Marine biologist, Lianna Jarecki, PhD, takes me into a threatened British Virgin Island salt pond. Lianna explains the complex biology from blue-green algal mats to mangroves with clapper rails, to black-necked stilts and flamingos atop the salt pond food pyramid. In the second half, Noni Georges of the Virgin Islands Environmental Council (VIEC) tells a local version of the David and Goliath story.
The largest developers in the world spent millions planning to develop with gov permission to disregard all environmental regs (destroy) the most pristine portions of the Tortola, Beef Island. I