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MSP@TNC in Indonesia!

MSP@TNC in Indonesia!

TNC is partnering with Institut Teknologi Bandung and the Spatial Planning Directorate of Indonesia's Ministry of Marine Affairs to inform the government engagement process in Lesser Sunda. TNC and partners are also supporting the Savu Sea Marine Protected Area...

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...

New look for marine planning website!

New look for marine planning website!

We’ve designed a clean, user-friendly interface with updated information on TNC’s marine spatial planning projects and new resources. We will be working on adding new content over the coming weeks and welcome your feedback or information to add to the site.

Seychelles

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....

Yap

Yap

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...

Washington

Washington

Overview The State of Washington enacted legislation for marine spatial planning in March 2010 (RCW 43.372, amended in 2012). In this law, the Legislature directed the Governor’s Office to chair an interagency team to produce recommendations on how to...

US – Southeast

US – Southeast

Overview The Governors’ South Atlantic Alliance, formed by a partnership agreement among North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida, established a regional collaboration to sustain the environmental, natural resource, economic, public safety,...

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...

Oregon

Oregon

Overview The State’s ocean planning program began in 1991 and has had three recent examples of spatial planning. The first focused on proactively identifying areas for the development of offshore renewable energy facilities. The State conducted two years...

US – Northeast

US – Northeast

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...