Pohnpei

Pohnpei

Overview The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) is comprised of 4 states (Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei, and Kosrae) and includes 607 islands spread over 1 million mi2 of the western Pacific Ocean. Its coral reefs, estimated at 14,517 km2 are home to nearly 1000 species of...Read More »
Indonesia – Raja Ampat

Indonesia – Raja Ampat

Overview The Raja Ampat, or Four Kings, archipelago encompasses some four million hectares of land and sea off the northwestern tip of Indonesia’s West Papua Province. It is located in the Coral Triangle, the epicentrum of the world’s coral reef biodiversity, and is...Read More »
Grenada

Grenada

Overview Grenada has been a leader in the Caribbean Challenge Initiative, which calls for sustainably managing and protecting 20% of the Caribbean’s marine and coastal ecosystems by 2020. Grenada’s Marine Protected Network spans its three islands and is managed in...Read More »
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 »