Map of the Day: Conservation Action in Melanesia

…from the ESRI Map Book, Volume 24


“Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands are home to magnificent forests and coral reefs. This map highlights the rich habitats with a focus on current conservation action. Marine areas and terrestrial conservation areas are managed by the local people and government with support from The Nature Conservancy. The map also illustrates the multiple scales that The Nature Conservancy works in, from empowering local villages to coordinating across the region with the Coral Triangle.

“Courtesy of Nate Peterson and the Melanesia Team, The Nature Conservancy.”