Hi-Res coral reef mapping!

Hi-Res coral reef mapping!

The Nature Conservancy in the Caribbean, Carnegie Institution for Science and Planet launched a groundbreaking initiative to create the first-ever high-resolution map of the shallow waters of the entire Caribbean Basin. Groundbreaking photos of this innovative mission...Read More »
Puerto Rico & USVI

Puerto Rico & USVI

Overview In 2010, President Barack Obama issued an Executive Order that established the first-ever national ocean policy, created a National Ocean Council composed of cabinet-level officials, and directed federal agencies to implement coastal and marine spatial...Read More »
St. Vincent & the Grenadines

St. Vincent & the Grenadines

Overview The Nature Conservancy supported a project to create a framework for a multi-use zoning plan for the Grenada Bank – an offshore area encompassing waters from both Grenada and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. This project built upon the marine protected area...Read More »
St. Kitts & Nevis

St. Kitts & Nevis

Overview In 2010, TNC, in collaboration with the Maritime Administration conducted an MSP exercise and drafted a marine zoning design for St. Kitts and Nevis (SKN) under the Marine and Coastal Biodiversity Threat Abatement in the Eastern Caribbean (BioTA) project....Read More »
Jamaica – Pedro Bank

Jamaica – Pedro Bank

Overview Located approximately 50 miles (80 km) southwest of Jamaica, Pedro Bank is a biologically and economically-significant area. Its three sandy islands (cays) are composed of coral reefs, sand, and sea grass beds. It makes up Jamaica’s main commercial and...Read More »