Iberostar offers certified seafood while propelling local fisheries on the path of sustainability.
PROMOTING COASTAL HEALTH.
Iberostar aims to utilize its strengths as a business to uniquely elevate projects in coastal health.
Three elements: coral reefs, mangrove ecosystems and meadows seagrass.
Three action areas: discovery, protection and restoration.
Investing in the health of our ecosystems for generations to come.
Actions, not words.
Iberostar will open its second coral nursery in the Caribbean.
Funding of 10 grants for young researchers through the “Iberostar del Mar University Chair” to promote marine research.
Four pilot projects to plant mangroves at hotels.
Iberostar will host the First Reef Futures 2018 Researchers at its Bávaro laboratory
Coral Research and Restoration programme at the marine nursery with the highest diversity of individual populations, and a land laboratory for the research and protection of coral reefs in the Dominican Republic.
Publications in scientific media on the progress and results of the studies carried out in its Dominican Republic nurseries, in partnership with Fundemar.
Creation of an education programme on coastal health aimed at schools in 10 locations where Iberostar operates.
Iberostar will sell coral reef-friendly suncreams in its own shops.
Recruitment of Dr. Megan Morikawa and partnership agreements with universities.
Creation of the first coral nursery in the Dominican Republic for research into the effectiveness of efforts to combat climate change.
Creation of the “Iberostar del Mar University Chair” to promote research and knowledge in the field of marine ecology.