Florida Keys

Florida Keys

Overview The Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary (NMS), established in 1990, was the ninth NMS to join the sanctuary system.  The establishment of the NMS responded to increasing concerns over deteriorating water quality, oil drilling, and deteriorating coral...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 »
Pohnpei

Pohnpei

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 »
Palau

Palau

Overview Conservation in Palau extends back for thousands of years and is an integral part of Palauan culture. Palau has a growing and robust environmental sector, comprised of government, nonprofit, academic, and business partners. There are recognized and supported...Read More »