Guna Yala - Update along the Journey!

When was the last time you have been onto a sinking island?

This is what is happening to the archipelago on the comarca Guna Yala due to climate change.

Most people know about the touristic side of Guna Yala (also known as San Blas) because of its more than 365 paradise islands with coconut palm trees. Most of the islands are small and uninhabited, with powder-white sand and turquoise waters.

But most of the Guna live on slightly bigger islands communities, as they have been for more than 200 years. One of the most populated is Gardi (around 1500 people) and it is going to be the first one to be relocated to mainland in the next two years.

We met incredible individuals on our trip to Gardi and we want to tell their stories with the world. If you wish to meet them too and know more about their stories, please support the Nativo Project.

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The NATIVO Team,