Conservation Finance for Coral Reefs

A Vibrant Oceans Initiative Whitepaper

March 9, 2022
Residents of the Bindoy municipality in the Philippines pose for a photo after signing up for insurance.

This whitepaper reviews a broad range of finance solutions related to coral reef conservation, including conservation trust funds, blended finance, small and medium-sized enterprises, blue carbon, blue bonds, environmental impact bonds, debt for nature swaps, insurance products and biodiversity offsets. We highlight opportunities and solutions for both well-documented successful finance solutions and a range of innovative approaches that are currently being piloted.

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