Innovations for coral finance
Coral ecosystems are of primary importance for many coastal populations, while being subject to many threats. Their conservation now and in the future requires more protection and more engagement from users and decision-makers.
One of the main barriers to conservation enhancement is that the funds currently needed to achieve effective, lasting conservation significally exceed the available funds.
Without appropiate funding, coral conservation will never achive its objectives.
A new conservation financing approach is necessary to fill the financing gap.
This report contains 7 mechanisms that have the potential to bridge the coral conservation financing gap.