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Imagine an area roughly the size of Texas owned and managed by Indigenous people under a voluntary partnership agreement with the Federal Government. That is the combined area of land, sea and freshwater “country” that is now formally set aside by Aboriginal people and the federal government in Australia to promote conservation and community development. The Australian Indigenous Protected Areas (IPAs) program began in 1997, and has...

Farmlands and Food Security

Farmlands and Food Security


Posted By on August 4, 2017

Red oak lettuce can’t handle Alaska’s long summer days. But you don’t know until you try, and for more than a century Alaska’s Matanuska Valley farmers have been doing just that – testing and refining cultivation methods to discover how best to grow food in a post-glacial, subarctic climate. Today, Alaska’s small farmers have the knowledge and experience to produce a bounty of nutritious, healthy...

Malaysia is a maritime nation, strategically located at the intersection of the Indian and Pacific Oceans. As such it is one of 17 mega-diverse countries globally, with high levels of terrestrial and marine species richness and endemism. Currently around 11% of Malaysia’s land area is conserved within terrestrial parks and reserves. However, in common with much of the world, marine conservation has lagged and less than 2% of...

Nautilus Welcomes First Alaskans Intern

Nautilus Welcomes First Alaskans Intern


Posted By on June 29, 2017

First Alaskans Institute (FAI) is a nonprofit organization that works to advance Alaskan Natives through community engagement, information and research, collaboration, and leadership development. Every summer, FAI organizes a 10-week internship program for Alaska Native undergraduate/graduate students, which places them throughout Alaska with organizations that best fit their career interests. Nautilus is fortunate to host our first...

On June 8th, World Oceans Day, NII Principal, Dr. Ian Dutton presented an impact investors perspective on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the United Nations Oceans Conference held at the UN Headquarters in New York. The World Oceans Conference was a major event organized by the UN to focus on implementation of SDG14. SDG 14 seeks to “conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable...

Nautilus Impact Investment recently expanded our expertise in Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation when Associate Katherine Schake completed the Conservation Coaches Training in Ashland, Oregon this past May. Fellow conservation coaches participating included folks from World Wildlife Fund, The Nature Conservancy, US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), and Landscape Conservation Cooperatives. A big thank you to John...