click Additionally, we aim to support shared learning and resourcing within these commitments. The Mekong River is the lifeblood that supports around million people across Southeast Asia — but this unique ecosystem faces collapse from overfishing, unsustainable development and poor agricultural practices. Conservation International is working with governments, partners, and communities across the Greater Mekong region to protect the forests, rivers and wetlands that feed the system, to minimize the impact of forest degradation and loss as well as dams and other water diversions, and to improve management of freshwater fisheries to ensure that the Mekong basin can continue to feed millions sustainably.
Indonesia's 17, islands are home to nearly million people and some of the most unique nature in the world.
But as Indonesia rapidly develops, the pathways chosen will determine the fate of its abundant natural wealth — and the people who depend on it. In more than 25 years of working in Indonesia, Conservation International has built a strong track record of success as a trusted advisor to policy makers, through investing locally to increase community resource management, by financing the protection of nature and initiating a ridge to reef approach to conservation.
Encompassing over 7, islands, the Philippines' large landscapes and long coastlines hold some of the world's richest terrestrial, coastal and marine environments. Conservation International has worked with the Philippines government and local communities to value and protect healthy ecosystems since Here we provide innovative solutions to key environmental issues - such as the loss of mangroves, deforestation, climate change, unsustainable fishing and the illegal wildlife trade. We work across the nation, from the magnificent mountain range of Mount Mantalingahan in Palawan to the productive Sulu-Sulawesi Seascape — to safeguard the well-being of all Filipinos for generations ahead.
Here we are promoting gender equality, working with local partners in remote coastal villages in PNG and the Solomon Islands to provide low-cost, community-based resource management. We're also collaborating with the six countries to advance large-scale marine management to ensure nature can continue to support the million people in this region who depend upon it. Manta rays are charismatic and magnificent animals that can provide an economic lifeline to local communities across Asia-Pacific, if sustainably managed. Conservation International works in Indonesia, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea and New Zealand to better understand their movements and behaviors to inform their protection.
We use innovative technology and forge strong partnerships with governments and stakeholders to conserve these incredible creatures, and ensure they are valued —so the species, and the people who rely on them, can continue to thrive. Join Conservation International specialists as they carry out conservation work on the ground, across the Asia-Pacific region.
In a special series, our staff share their heartfelt stories on their journey, the incredible natural environments they work to protect and the people who depend directly upon them. Help conserve Cambodia's largest protected area, home to Asian elephants, bears, pangolin and more. Protecting the nature we all rely on for food, fresh water and livelihoods. Search Submit. Protecting nature so people can thrive. Our priorities The problems facing our planet are increasing. Pacific Oceanscape With Conservation International's support, 23 countries and territories united to create and implement the Pacific Oceanscape — a framework to protect, manage and sustain the Pacific Ocean's cultural and natural integrity.
Greater Mekong and China The Mekong River is the lifeblood that supports around million people across Southeast Asia — but this unique ecosystem faces collapse from overfishing, unsustainable development and poor agricultural practices.
Indonesia Indonesia's 17, islands are home to nearly million people and some of the most unique nature in the world. Vulnerabilities include, for example, inadequate infrastructure in which a manufacturing facility floods after heavy rainfall, or the distribution of goods and serves is disrupted due to damaged roads and seaports. In short, climate risk can affect business strategy and impact finances, operations, human resources, compliance, and sales and marketing. The private sector in Southeast Asia must pursue efforts to enhance climate resilience with both urgency and ambition.
To learn more, see the Framework for Private-Sector Action. For tools and resources to help your organization create resilience, please refer to the accompanying Handbook for Action.
With a background in sustainable business and exploring the impact of climate change on vulnerable populations, Eileen fosters private-sector engagement to accelerate climate resilience in Southeast Asia. Before joining BSR, Eileen was vice president at Edelman, where she implemented strategic sustainability plans for Fortune companies to drive climate action, responsible sourcing, resource optimization, and community engagement.
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