Belize Blue Bonds

Belize Blue Bonds

On 5 November, Belize and TNC announced an innovative US$364 million financial transaction with the Government of Belize that will enable the country to reduce its debt burden and generate an estimated US$180M for marine conservation, in support of Belize’s commitment...Read More »
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 »