The government of the province of West Papua announced legislation establishing it as Indonesia’s first “conservation province.”
Recently, the spiny lobster was nearly wiped out from the Galápagos — a disappearance that could have spelled disaster for the island’s fragile ecosystems.
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.