Seacology board of directors approves 10 new island projects
This time around, our board of directors approved 10 new projects. I am especially excited that Seacology is expanding into a new region by funding a project in the Red Sea.
Following are short descriptions of the projects passed by Seacology's board of directors at their January 21 meeting. You can find full descriptions on our website.
Above left: Seacology is assisting Egypt's Hurghada Environmental Protection and Conservation Organization in the installation of 25 mooring buoys around the islands of Wadi El Gemal National Park, Red Sea. (Photo credit: HEPCA.)
COOK ISLANDS, Mitiaro
Island - Renovation of eight community water tanks, purchase of 60 household
waste bins and construction of paths and hand rails in exchange for the
establishment of a 2,965-acre forest protected area for a duration of 10 years.
EGYPT, Wadi El Gemal
National Park Area,
FIJI, Levukai Daku
Village, Matuku Island, Lau Group - Community center in exchange for the
establishment of a 19,200-acre no-take marine reserve for a duration of 10
Village, Kadavu - Flush toilets and community center renovation in exchange for
the establishment of an 8,320-acre marine protected area for a duration of 10
PAPUA NEW GUINEA,
Karu, New Ireland Province - Village agriculture project in exchange for the
establishment of a 297-acre no-take coastal marine conservation area.
PAPUA NEW GUINEA,
West Manus, southwestern Manus Province - Village water and school supplies
project in exchange for the establishment of a 49,421 acre coastal forest
Manamoc, Municipality of Cuyo,
Municipality of Murcia,
Village, Moso Island,
* Support for asterisked projects is provided fully or in part by the Nu Skin Enterprises Force for Good Foundation.