Asia Pacific and the Road to 2030:
People, Policy and Prosperity for the Planet
For over three decades, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) has been a trusted conservation leader in Asia Pacific. We are proud of our contributions, yet the stark reality is that Asia Pacific continues to lose nature at a rate faster than anywhere else in the world, and the region’s carbon emissions continue to rise.
To increase the scale and sustainability of TNC’s impact in Asia Pacific by 2030, we are focusing our investment in three pivotal areas: People, Policy and Prosperity. And we are committed to achieving set outcomes for Asia Pacific as part of TNC's global 2030 goals. Read more below.
Why Asia Pacific Matters
The region is losing nature at a rate faster than anywhere else, yet its ecosystems are critical to combat climate change and biodiversity loss.
people live in the region, or roughly 60% of the world's population.
of all species in Southeast Asia could be lost by the turn of the century; at least half of these would be global extinctions.
or 63% of Asia Pacific's GDP at risk due to nature loss.
faster than the global average sea level rise for low-lying areas in the Pacific.
of the region’s coral reefs and mangroves are lost due to extensive coastal development and unsustainable exploitation of marine resources.
of the three largest emitters of carbon and other greenhouse gases are based in the region (China and India).
TNC Asia Pacific's 2030 Goals
Based on TNC's 2030 global goals and our conservation strategies, TNC is committed to achieving the following outcomes by 2030 in Asia Pacific. The figures in the following image represent cumulative progress from 2021 - 2022.
Our 2030 Goals in Action
Here are some featured projects in the region that touch base on people-centered conservation, policy that delivers conservation outcomes and prosperity for nature.
Road to Success
The Nature Conservancy's mission is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Our vision is a world where the diversity of life thrives, and people act to conserve nature for its own sake.
Strong Foundation for Success
With over 30 years of conservation experience in Asia Pacific, our contributions and partnerships are built on trust and collaboration.
Policy That Delivers
We support governments to develop and implement the policies and laws needed to achieve lasting conservation outcomes at scale.
We work with Indigenous and local communities because the people most impacted by our actions must be central to developing equitable solutions.
Prosperity for Nature
We support private sector efforts that aims to direct capital flows away from damaging practices and towards equitable conservation and climate action.
Help Us Build a Sustainable Future in Asia Pacific
Every day, The Nature Conservancy works with governments, communities, companies and individuals to develop innovative, science-based conservation solutions at an unprecedented scale. We can't save nature without you. Support us today!