Protecting the Yela Forest: A New & Improved Conservation Tool for Micronesia
Cool Green Science
MARCH 31, 2014
A conservation easement will protect the Yela forest of Micronesia, the first such agreement in the Pacific region. The small, quiet island of Kosrae State in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) is on the verge of making big waves for its Pacific neighbors. . Once a US Trust Territory, Kosrae is one of three states that comprise the independent nation known as the Federated States of Micronesia.