Blue Bonds for Oceans

Blue Bonds for Oceans

Blue Bonds for Ocean Conservation presents an opportunity for island and coastal nations to reinvest in their natural resources.TNC works with a country to refinance a portion of their national debt in a way that reduces their debt burden, secures funding for...Read More »
Seychelles hits 30% protection goal

Seychelles hits 30% protection goal

On 26 March 2020, the President of the Republic of Seychelles, Danny Faure, announced the achievement of a milestone for Seychelles: the legal designation of one third of Seychelles’ ocean territory as a Marine Protected Area. The announcement was made during a...Read More »
Blue Bonds TED Audacious Project

Blue Bonds TED Audacious Project

On 16 April 2019, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) announced at TED in Vancouver, Canada a plan to drastically scale-up ocean conservation around the world.  By delivering a project called “Blue Bonds for Ocean Conservation” in as many as 20 countries over the...Read More »
Great Bear Sea in Canada

Great Bear Sea in Canada

Jenn Burt joined Nature United as BC Marine Program Lead in January 2019. One of her key goals is to build partnerships to strengthen sustainable fisheries and support healthy ocean-based coastal economies. Part of her role is to support the implementation of MaPP...Read More »
Implementing MSP in Canada

Implementing MSP in Canada

On Canada’s west coast, marine spatial plans were completed in 2015-2016.  Strong marine plans now underpin co-management between First Nations and the Province of BC and tripartite relationships with First Nations, Province of BC and Federal Government on marine...Read More »