National Geographic: “Plan Will Protect 770,000 Square Miles of Ocean, Working With World’s Governments”

22 Sep

The Society aims to help designate more than 20 new underwater locales as marine reserves in the next five years. “Preserving our oceans is essential for protecting biodiversity,” former President Bill Clinton said as he announced the Society’s efforts at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York on Monday. “The ocean is the world’s largest natural resource,” Clinton said,…

             

Expanded Commitment to National Geographic ‘Pristine Seas’ Multiyear Campaign/Program Announced at Clinton Global Initiative

22 Sep

This crucial work to save these priceless ocean resources is in keeping with the traditions upon which the National Geographic Society was founded 126 years ago. National Geographic is joined in this effort by partners including the Waitt Foundation, Prince Albert of Monaco, the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, Jynwel Foundation, the Leona M. and Harry B….

             

Ocean Conservation and the Business Community – An Unlikely Partnership

24 Apr

I recently had the pleasure of meeting with Dr. Enric Sala, National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence and Executive Director of Pristine Seas. Pristine Seas is a research and media project that works to protect the few untouched places we have left in the ocean. They bring together leaders in government, business, media, and environmental conservation to explore…