Publicado por: pongpesca | 2019/04/17

A massive boost for marine conservation

The Blue Bonds scheme aims to increase the amount of protected ocean by 15 percent“The initiative, which was announced at a TED talk in Vancouver today, is based on delivering Blue Bonds to up to 20 countries over the next five years. The international environmental non-profit organisation hopes that these will help ensure the new protection of up to 1.5 million square miles of the world’s most biodiversity-critical ocean habitats – a 15 percent increase in the amount of protected ocean that currently exists.
The plan, which was selected from more than 1,500 Audacious Project applicants, has already secured more than $23 million in funding from various donors out of the $40 million TNC ultimately requires to unlock $1.6 billion toward marine conservation.”

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Fonte: The Fish Site, 17 de abril de 2019


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