More Marine Protected Areas Coming Soon to the Bahamas?

Last month I had the pleasure not only of traveling among Bahamian islands, but of seeing them through the eyes of local conservation organizations. As manager of the Waitt Foundation’s grant to The Nature Conservancy (TNC), I was there ...

Are marine protected areas in hot water?

By Karen Richardson While some like it hot, plankton do not. Warmer oceans around North America are forcing plankton to move to cooler waters, and like a moveable feast, fish are following; some going north and some heading further out ...

Top 25 Birds of Protected Areas

Protected Areas give space for wildlife to flourish in an otherwise human-dominated world. As of this year, just under 15% of our world’s land surface and 7% of our ocean surface is protected. This is growing steadily, an encouraging trend for ...