Dominican Republic – Samaná Bay

Dominican Republic – Samaná Bay

Overview Fed by the Yuna River, Samaná Bay is one of the largest estuaries in the Caribbean and is an important habitat for humpback whales, sea turtles, manatees, as well as corals and seagrasses.  The nutrient-rich waters of the bay also create ideal conditions for...Read More »
Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands

Overview Since 2008, TNC has been working with the Cayman Islands Department of Environment on MPA design and assessment.  Partnering with local government and stakeholders, TNC helped to design a New MPA Network which expands the current MPA system from 16.7% to 50%,...Read More »
Bahamas

Bahamas

Overview To assist the process of extending the Bahamas National Protected Area System, The Nature Conservancy funded a study to map coral-reef fisheries at a national scale.  The key aims of this work were to model and map fishing impact, model and map the current...Read More »