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 »
Jamaica – Pedro Bank

Jamaica – Pedro Bank

Overview Located approximately 50 miles (80 km) southwest of Jamaica, Pedro Bank is a biologically and economically-significant area. Its three sandy islands (cays) are composed of coral reefs, sand, and sea grass beds. It makes up Jamaica’s main commercial and...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 »