Seychelles Sovereign Blue Bond

Seychelles Sovereign Blue Bond

The Republic of Seychelles has launched the world’s first sovereign blue bond—a pioneering financial instrument designed to support sustainable marine and fisheries projects. The bond, which raised US$15 million from international investors, demonstrates the potential...Read More »
Long Island Sound Blue Plan!

Long Island Sound Blue Plan!

The first draft of the Long Island Sound Inventory of Natural Resources and Human Uses for the Long Island Sound Blue Plan was completed in March 2018. This is a nearly 300- page body of work discussing and referencing data and map products pertaining to LIS, and...Read More »
Chuuk

Chuuk

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 »
New look for marine planning website!

New look for marine planning website!

We are excited to announce a re-launch of marineplanning.org! We’ve designed a cleaner, more user-friendly interface, updated project information, and additional resources. While we have been hard at work generating content for this site, we still have a few...Read More »
Seychelles Sovereign Blue Bond

Seychelles

Overview The Republic of Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands within a rich tropical marine ecosystem in the Western Indian Ocean. The Seychelles’ Exclusive Economic Zone and Territorial Sea are 1.35 million square km, with a land area of only 455 square km....Read More »