Implementing a Transboundary Swimway in the Eastern Tropical Pacific Ocean

Grantee Forever Costa Rica
Type Conservation
Location Galapagos and Cocos Islands
Grant Amount $409,750
Duration Two years

A grant to Forever Costa Rica will support MigraMar and PACIFICO efforts to begin establishing a “Swimway” between marine protected areas (MPAs) in the Galapagos and Cocos Islands to protect sharks, turtles and other marine wildlife that migrate between the two island groups. This would be the first transboundary “swimway” in the Eastern Tropical Pacific (ETP).