Bold strategy. If this proposal to protect emperor penguins under the #EndangeredSpeciesAct is accepted, federal agencies would have to minimise harm to them from U.S. activities in their habitat, for example from fishing. @USFWS #30x30
Wonderful book featuring incredible images from photographers @PaulNicklen, @cmittermeier, @andymannphoto & John Weller, highlighting the global support to establish 3 new MPAs in Antarctica. I #CallOnCCAMLR to secure the largest act of ocean protection in history #Antarctica2020
“Blue whales harbor literally tons of carbon in their own bodies”. Just like corals are considered the rainforests of the sea, blue whales can be thought of as the #ocean’s giant sequoias. Great interview about the importance of blue whales & the necessity to protect them. #30x30
Love this video about the vital role #seamounts play in marine #ecosystems, and the importance to protect these underwater mountains, which are connectivity corridors for #biodiversity. Narrated by #PBOL Ocean Ambassador @DivaAmon. @pewenvironment
Committed to sustainable development, environment and nature conservation, the different facets of her philanthropic work and projects allow Dona Bertarelli to play her part in addressing some of the world’s most pressing challenges.
As a strong advocate for increased ocean protection and environmental conservation, Dona Bertarelli is the UNCTAD Special Adviser for the Blue Economy. She promotes the development of a sustainable and regenerative Blue Economy.
Driven by her love of the ocean, focus on performance and adventurous spirit, Dona Bertarelli is a keen sportswoman and accomplished sailor. In 2016, Dona Bertarelli became the fastest woman to sail around the world, after completing the Jules Verne Trophy record attempt.
A Swiss philanthropist, investor, sportswoman, and strong advocate for ocean protection, environmental conservation, animal welfare, education and social causes for more than thirty years, Dona Bertarelli is committed to a life more thoughtful.