Marshall Islands

Marshall Islands

Overview The Marshall Islands represent a unique case for conservation planning due to their geographic isolation, lack of substantial environmental data, high levels of subsistence use of natural resources, and traditional land-tenure and governance systems. The...Read More »
Indonesia – Raja Ampat

Indonesia – Raja Ampat

Overview The Raja Ampat, or Four Kings, archipelago encompasses some four million hectares of land and sea off the northwestern tip of Indonesia’s West Papua Province. It is located in the Coral Triangle, the epicentrum of the world’s coral reef biodiversity, and is...Read More »
Indonesia – Lesser Sunda

Indonesia – Lesser Sunda

In 2013, the Coral Triangle Initiative Seascape Working Group identified Lesser Sunda as Indonesia’s top conservation priority.  In the face of increasing interest by the Indonesian government to promote short-sea shipping in Indonesia, TNC and the Institut Teknologi...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 »