Friday, 24 October 2014

Island Nation Sets Up World’s First Crowdfunded Marine Protected Area

Palau raises over $50,000 to support the creation and enforcement of a Pacific Ocean no-fishing zone the size of France

The Pacific island nation of Palau made waves in the ocean conservation world earlier this year with an announcement that they plan on turning their territorial waters into a no-take marine protected area. Part of the solution to supporting this project will rely on crowdfunding, a growing staple of fundraising.

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