A founding cornerstone of our work is the development of conservation programmes that address critical environmental issues impacting the island's wildlife and surrounding ecosystems. Together with staff, volunteers, and supporting partners, we work to ensure that both people and nature can thrive for generations to come.
Environmental Outreach and Community Development
Safeguarding Sal’s biodiversity goes far beyond just protecting the species that inhabit its coasts. It also relies on the participation of the communities that depend on its resources as a source of food, water and livelihood. Here’s how we work together with local communities to build capacity for environmental stewardship:
Cabo Verde has a distinct natural history, and much of the country's biodiversity is yet to be explored and discovered. In addition to the aesthetic, spiritual, educational and cultural value offered, the natural resources of these islands have the ability to provide unique economic opportunities for the people of Cabo Verde. Project Biodiversity is committed to designing conservation strategies that both preserve its unique ecosystems and encourage cultural and economic prosperity for Sal's community. Take a look: