Where we work

Removing crown of thorns sea anenomes in a marine protected area, Vietnam

ASIA

Main activities:

Region-wide

  • Post-tsunami work
  • Sustainable livelihoods
  • Disaster management
  • Conservation and Restoration
  • Environmental Economics
  • Mangroves for the Future initiative

Sri Lanka

  • National Action Plan for Marine Turtle Conservation
  • Conservation of Small Cetaceans in the south of Sri Lanka.
  • Management plans for ten selected mangrove areas
  • Biodiversity assessments in marine and coastal ecosystems
  • Coral reef conservation and monitoring

Thailand

  • Environmental Law

Vietnam

  • Pilot Project for Hon Mun Marine Protected Area
  • Marine Turtle Conservation: supporting the implementation of the Vietnam Marine Turtle Conservation Action Plan to 2010
  • Capacity Building for Integrated Coastal Management in Tonkin Bay – Case study in Ha Long Bay
  • MPA Management Capacity Building Training Programme

Coral reef monitoring, Kenya

EAST AFRICA

Main activities:

  • Management effectiveness in marine protected areas
  • Sustainable fisheries in Kenya, Tanzania and the Comores
  • The Tanga Coastal Zone Management and Development Programme
  • Regional and transboundary cooperation on use of marine resources
  • Management of marine invasive species
  • Coral reef monitoring, research and management

 

Abalone aquaculture facilities need management to minimise the risk of alien species introductions

LATIN AMERICA

Main activities

  • National Plan of Action for sharks (Ecuador)
  • Meso-American Marine Biological Corridor (Central America)
  • Addressing marine alien invasive species in aquaculture

Fish and seagrass, Menorca, Spain

MEDITERRANEAN SEA

Main activities:

  • Sustainable fisheries
  • Marine protected areas
  • Governance of the Mediterranean Sea

Pillar coral in Marine Protected Area, Bahamas

US & CARIBBEAN MULTILATERAL OFFICE

Main activities:

  • Marine Protected Areas
  • Ocean governance
  • Sustainable fisheries
  • Fisheries certification
  • Coordinating the DC Marine Community (DCMC)
  • Marine spatial planning

Fishermen unloading fish, Mauritania

WEST AFRICA

Main activities:

  • Marine protected areas
  • Fisheries
  • Coastal zone management

Spinner dolphins in the Red Sea marine protected area (Egypt)

WEST ASIA & THE MIDDLE EAST

Main activities:

  • Marine Protected Area management and training
  • Baseline surveys of marine biodiversity