• Bangladesh

  • June 2013

    St. Martin’s Island

    Bangladesh, Indian Ocean

    Conservation benefit: Protecting 1,480 acres of coral habitat for 10 years

    Community benefit: Establishment of a school


  • India

  • June 2015

    Berhampur Island, Chilika Lake

    India, Indian Ocean

    Conservation benefit: Planting of 10,000 mangrove and other trees, protecting 20 acres of Chilika lagoon, and conducting environmental education for 10 years

    Community benefit: Construction of a solar-powered multipurpose community center


  • June 2014

    Webi Village

    India, Indian Ocean

    Conservation benefit: Protection of a 1,433-acre mangrove forest and estuarine land for 10 years

    Community benefit: Crafts and women’s center


  • January 2012

    Sundarbans

    India, Indian Ocean

    Conservation benefit: Planting and protecting 123 acres of mangrove forest for 10 years

    Community benefit: Purchase and renovation of a boat to use as an environmental education center


  • January 2009

    Minicoy Island

    India, Indian Ocean

    Conservation benefit: Establishment of a 2,471-acre marine and mangrove protected area for 20 years

    Community benefit: Construction of a natural and cultural heritage museum and two guard posts


  • January 2009

    Kavaratti

    India, Indian Ocean

    Conservation benefit: Establishment of a 500-acre marine protected area for 10 years

    Community benefit: Construction of an environmental education center


  • January 2006

    Kyabart

    India, Indian Ocean

    Conservation benefit: Planting 40,000 mangroves in a three-kilometer belt (totaling three acres), and improved village sanitation

    Community benefit: Mangrove seeds and 170 toilets


  • Madagascar

  • February 2017

    Andreba

    Madagascar, Indian Ocean

    Conservation benefit: Protection of 210 acres of important wetland for 30 years; conservation education; ecotourism development; and restoration of degraded habitat

    Community benefit: Community center with solar panels, wildlife viewing platforms


  • June 2015

    Ambaro-Ambanja Bay

    Madagascar, Indian Ocean

    Conservation benefit: Protection of 988 intact acres of mangrove forest for 30 years

    Community benefit: Ecotourism center and latrines, eco-camp, and improvements to mangrove walk


  • June 2013

    Ranobe

    Madagascar, Indian Ocean

    Conservation benefit: Protection for 20 years of 4,448 acres)of threatened southwestern dry spiny forest

    Community benefit: Construction of an ecotourist welcome center, restrooms, guardian hut, cooking hut, and signage


  • September 2012

    Antanandava

    Madagascar, Indian Ocean

    Conservation benefit: Propagation and planting of 5,000 trees in the community’s 988-acre protected area

    Community benefit: Library for Seacology-funded primary school


  • June 2012

    Ambolobozo

    Madagascar, Indian Ocean

    Conservation benefit: Protection of 618 acres of threatened forest for 15 years

    Community benefit: Construction of two primary-school classrooms and a restroom block


  • January 2012

    Antsahaberaoka

    Madagascar, Indian Ocean

    Conservation benefit: Support of a 4,819-acre rainforest reserve for 30 years

    Community benefit: Construction of a footbridge and primary school classrooms


  • July 2010

    Antanandava

    Madagascar, Indian Ocean

    Conservation benefit: Support of an agreement to stop new shifting cultivation in 988 acres of biologically diverse forest for 15 years

    Community benefit: Construction of two primary school classrooms and a restroom block


  • January 2010

    Manafiafy

    Madagascar, Indian Ocean

    Conservation benefit: Protection of 1,038 acres of rare coastal forest; reintroduction of 3,000 critically endangered palms

    Community benefit: Environmental education in two village schools; and construction of a permanent research monitoring station, kitchen, and guardhouse


  • July 2005

    Mangoro Region

    Madagascar, Indian Ocean

    Conservation benefit: Protection of ten Madagascar flying fox roosts totaling 321 acres

    Community benefit: Repair to primary schools and municipal offices


  • July 2004

    Sainte Luce

    Madagascar, Indian Ocean

    Conservation benefit: Protection of 1,730 acres of forest

    Community benefit: Construction of four forest stations


  • July 1999

    Mt. Angavokely

    Madagascar, Indian Ocean

    Conservation benefit: Establishment of a national park


  • Maldives

  • April 2005

    Kendhoo Village

    Maldives, Indian Ocean

    Tsunami relief: Purchase and installation of a desalinization plant to replace wells damaged by the tsunami


  • January 2005

    Kendhoo Village

    Maldives, Indian Ocean

    Tsunami relief: Replacement of tsunami-damaged furniture, houses, school, plants and trees


  • July 2003

    Kendhoo Island

    Maldives, Indian Ocean

    Conservation benefit: Agreement banning the harvest of sea turtle eggs

    Community benefit:Construction of a school


  • Seychelles

  • January 2009

    Mahe Island

    Seychelles, Indian Ocean

    Conservation benefit: Support of a 7.5-acre reclaimed wetland

    Community benefit: Refurbishment of the Wildlife Clubs of Seychelles visitors’ center at Roche Caiman


  • January 2009

    Cousin Island

    Seychelles, Indian Ocean

    Community and conservation benefit: Signage and composting toilets for the Cousin Island Special Reserve


  • November 2002

    Cousin Island

    Seychelles, Indian Ocean

    Conservation benefit: Installation of demarcation buoys for the Cousin Island Marine Reserve


  • Sri Lanka

  • Sri Lanka Mangrove Conservation Project

    Sri Lanka, Indian Ocean

    Seacology, in collaboration with Sri Lanka-based NGO Sudeesa, is working to make Sri Lanka the world’s first nation to protect all of its mangrove forests.


  • January 2011

    Uraniya Lagoon

    Sri Lanka, Indian Ocean

    Conservation benefit: Conservation of 2,965 acres of coast swamp and mangrove for a minimum of 10 years

    Conservation benefit: Construction of a coastal resource conservation and livelihood development center


  • September 2006

    Ambalantota

    Sri Lanka, Indian Ocean

    Tsunami relief: Construction of 15 fishing boats and sustainable fishing gear


  • January 2005

    Ambalantota

    Sri Lanka, Indian Ocean

    Tsunami relief: Rebuilding and replacement of drinking wells, sanitary facilities, fishing equipment, and fishing boats


  • January 2005

    Ambalantota

    Sri Lanka, Indian Ocean

    Tsunami relief: Construction of a fishers’ community hall and establishiment of a fishing livelihood program


  • July 2004

    Kiralakele

    Sri Lanka, Indian Ocean

    Conservation benefit: Mangrove protection

    Community benefit: Library and audiovisual facilities at the Kiralakele Mangrove Resource Center


  • July 2002

    Kiralakele

    Sri Lanka, Indian Ocean

    Conservation benefit: Support for mangrove conservation

    Community benefit: Construction and furnishing of a store to sell locally produced products at the Kiralakele mangrove center


  • July 2000

    Kiralakele

    Sri Lanka, Indian Ocean

    Establishment of the Kiralakele mangrove conservation program


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