Our Environmental Conservation Program balances long-term conservation with sustainable use. We protect critical ecosystems. We establish models for collaboration that can be replicated and expanded around the globe. And we seek to create lasting change in how land, freshwater and coastal marine ecosystems are managed.
Healthy ecosystems sustain us. They offer food and clean water, supply medicines and raw materials and provide for the livelihoods of those who make their living from the land or sea. If managed well, they can continue to support people and communities for generations to come.
The Foundation recently awarded a grant for the Development of Ocean Planning in the U.S. Pacific Islands