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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