Promoting action to build resilient and sustainable island communities

Wildlife Conservation Society

The world depends on a healthy ocean for its own future. The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) protects marine wildlife and habitats in 25 countries, through science, conservation action, education, and inspiring people to value nature, whether it be resilient coral reefs, healthy mangrove forests or sustainable fisheries. Many of WCS’s efforts in these countries involve close collaborations with important partners who are vital to achieving conservation success.

The Global Island Partnership (GLISPA) is one such partner. WCS recognizes the unique talent of GLISPA as a convening body to advance high level policy objectives relevant to island states. WCS sees opportunities to collaborate with GLISPA and GLISPA partners to showcase outstanding efforts of island states to protect biodiversity while simultaneously achieving sustainable development goals and climate change adaptation targets. As a new GLISPA member, WCS looks forward to working with other members and partners to advocate for island voices to achieve shared objectives on behalf of a healthy ocean.

WCS is represented by Jason Patlis.  https://www.wcs.org/