Tag: The Nature Conservancy (TNC)

Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Strengthens Ties With Nature Conservancy

CORAL GABLES — The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is strengthening its collaboration with one of the world’s leading conservation organizations, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), to promote sustainable tourism throughout the Caribbean and bolster its efforts to keep the region’s waters healthy and thriving. Since the launch of the collaboration two years ago, CHTA […]

Threatened Caribbean Coral Reefs Get A New Ally: Insurance

TEGUCIGALPA — As climate change threatens coral reefs around the world, conservation experts in Latin America have enlisted an unlikely ally to try to preserve them: the insurance industry. The Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System — the world’s second largest which runs from southern Mexico to Honduras — will soon be covered by two insurance policies […]

Nature Conservancy Publishes Maps of The Caribbean’s Coral Reefs

ARLINGTON, Virginia — The Nature Conservancy (TNC) published detailed maps of important shallow underwater habitats throughout the entire Caribbean — including all shallow water coral reefs. For the first time ever, countries and territories now have a clear picture of the habitats found beneath the waves of the Caribbean. TNC said these maps will “help guide the sustainable use […]