In coastal Philippines, local people are discovering that by protecting nature, they can protect themselves.
Why so-called “nature-based solutions” may be one of our best ways to brace ourselves for the future climate.
In build-up to Paris meeting, nearly 75% of the Earth’s surface is being left off the agenda: the ocean.
Grassroots environmentalist Jean Wiener led community efforts in Haiti to create the nation’s first marine protected areas — important work now recognized by a prestigious award.
So far, this project has kept nearly 40,000 pounds — the equivalent of 2.5 dump trucks — of sediment from damaging the reef below.
We are already living in the age of adaptation — and protecting nature may be the easiest way to do it.
The proof is in the numbers: Our use of many marine resources is simply unsustainable.
From Senegal to Costa Rica, communities are working to restore coastal ecosystems to help combat climate change.
Students and scientists alike will learn more about these ecosystems through a new crowd-sourcing tool.
In China alone, the marine economy generates 9.7% of GDP and 34.2 million jobs.