March 2014

VIDEO: Protecting Coastal Environments in the Caribbean

One the island of Hispaniola, both Haiti and the Dominican Republic are trying to balance human development with sustainable coastal ecosystems.

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January 2014

VIDEO: Sustainable Coastal Communities in Dominican Republic

AgroFrontera, a nonprofit organization based in Montecristi which, in partnership with Counterpart International, works with communities to sustainably development their food and farming systems.

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January 2014

Community members at the forefront of sustainable coastal communities

AgroFrontera, a local nonprofit in the Dominican Republic has organized fishermen into association groups that understand their role in environmental stewardship and are committed to …

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November 2013

Infographic: Counterpart and coral restoration

About 10 years ago, Counterpart International lookedclosely at what could be done to address the rapid pace of coral destruction around the communities we serve

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November 2013

Counterpart’s study on mangroves calls for an international presence in future mitigation strategies

Mangroves are vital ecosystems. They help build beaches and slow erosion, protect communities from storms and tsunamis and provide habitat for valuable fisheries. However, mangrove ecosystems are declining rapidly – threatening both the local and national economy on a global scale.

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December 2012

Counterpart showcases its work at Doha Climate Talks

This first-person account is part of a regular series of how Counterpart works in the field. This story is by Jennifer Norfolk, Senior Environmental Program …

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October 2012

New blue carbon data could give coastal communities a bargaining chip for conservation

Soil samples from mangroves in the Dominican Republic reveal these coastal ecosystems may have the richest carbon stores in the Western Hemisphere, according to new …

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October 2012

Notes from the Field: a muddy account of measuring “Blue Carbon”

This first-person account is part of a regular series of how Counterpart works in the field. This story is by Jennifer Norfolk, Senior Environmental Program …

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