They say, “It Takes a Village.” It Actually Takes Many Villages! The Mwambao Coastal Community Network Help Protect Tanzania’s Pemba Channel Conservation Area

They say, “It Takes a Village.” It Actually Takes Many Villages! The Mwambao Coastal Community Network Help Protect Tanzania’s Pemba Channel Conservation Area   December 17, 2021; By Carolyn Sotka Between the Zanzibar Archipelago and the coast of Tanzania lies the Pemba Channel Conservation Area (PECCA), where crystal blue waters are…

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Expansion of the Galapagos Marine Reserve and Protection of an Ocean Highway for Marine Wildlife

Expansion of the Galapagos Marine Reserve and Protection of an Ocean Highway for Marine Wildlife  November 11, 2021; By Carolyn Sotka Exciting news to expand the Galapagos Marine Reserve (GMR) was announced by the President of Ecuador, Guillermo Lasso, at the COP26 UN Climate Conference this week. The Galapagos Islands are home to nearly 3,000 marine species, of which…

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Ecuador Shares Location of Domestic Fishing Fleet to Improve Transparency, Combat Illegal Fishing and Better Protect Iconic Wildlife

Ecuador Shares Location of Domestic Fishing Fleet to Improve Transparency, Combat Illegal Fishing and Better Protect Iconic Wildlife October 29, 2021; By WildAid Marine The Ecuadorian government demonstrated leadership and their commitment to stopping illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing by publicly sharing data about where their fishing vessels operate. This…

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Meet the WildAid Marine Team: Mike Cenci

Meet the WildAid Marine Team: Mike Cenci September 9, 2021; Interview by Mary Pantenburg, WildAid Marine Intern This interview was adjusted for clarity. Throughout the year, we interviewed experts on the WildAid Marine team to provide a behind-the-scenes look at our work. The goal of…

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Meet the WildAid Marine Team: Gregg Casad

Meet the WildAid Marine Team: Gregg Casad June 22, 2021; Interview by Mary Pantenburg, WildAid Marine Intern This interview was adjusted for clarity. Earlier this spring, we sat down with Gregg Casad, WildAid Marine’s Senior Compliance Advisor, to discuss his work as the liaison between…

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Meet the WildAid Marine Team: Marcel Bigue

Meet the WildAid Marine Team: Marcel Bigue June 22, 2021; Interview by Mary Pantenburg, WildAid Marine Intern This interview was adjusted for clarity. The conservation work spearheaded by WildAid Marine focuses on strengthening the enforcement of marine protected areas (MPAs), fisheries, and other priority marine…

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World Oceans Day 2021

Supporting Life and Livelihoods in The Bahamas A WildAid Marine Campaign in celebration of World Oceans Day 2021 The ocean feeds billions of people, provides millions of jobs in sectors as diverse as tourism, fishing, and shipping, and serves as a central element of cultures…

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