Sanctuaries for seahorses and shallow seas
Project Seahorse works with local communities and governments to establish marine protected areas (MPAs) where threatened animals and ecosystems can survive, recover, and thrive. No-take zones are an important tool for protecting our shallow seas from overfishing and habitat loss.
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(Banner photo: Luciano Candisani/iLCP)
BY THE NUMBERS
Number of people who depend on Danajon Bank, where much of our MPA work is focused, for food and livelihoods
Size, in square hectares, of Sinandigan MPA, the largest reserve we've helped establish
Number of MPAs we have established with local communities in the Philippines
Years we've been studying Danajon Bank, creating one of the longest-running datasets on effective MPAs