Our Impact

On Earth Day 2021, SeaTrees achieved our first major goal of planting one million SeaTrees across our six SeaTrees projects. We would like to thank all of our donors and partners who helped make this happen. Our next goal is to support 100 SeaTrees projects by the end of this decade (2030).

1 Million SeaTrees breaks down as follows:

- 512,000 mangrove trees planted at Biak Island, Indonesia (2019-2021)

- 332,000 mangrove trees planted at Mida Creek, Kenya (2021)

- 205,000 sq-ft of kelp restoration at Palos Verdes, California, USA (2019-2021)

- 6,000 coral fragments restored at Nusa Penida Ped, Bali, Indonesia (2020-2021)

- 15,000 tons of CO2 sequestered Southern Cardamom, Cambodia (2019-2021)

Sustainable Development Goals

The impact of SeaTrees on people and planet

SeaTrees Supports Sustainable Development

By restoring, replanting and protecting coastal ecosystems around the world through our core conservation partners, SeaTrees supports both the people and the ecological systems they live in.

SeaTrees supports the 17 United Nations / Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are designed to transform our world for good by 2030. (learn more about the UN SDGs)

Collectively, these projects reduce climate change impacts, increase biodiversity on land and in the sea, protect endangered species on land and ocean, create sustainable jobs, alleviate poverty and hunger, support education and gender equality, and more.

Each SeaTrees project is evaluated annually on its impact, according to all of the SDG metrics that apply. Please see the SDG reports for each SeaTrees project below.

SDG Reports for SeaTrees Projects

Biak Island

Mangrove tree planting provides jobs and cash income for 55 families.

Biak SDG Report

Palos Verdes

Kelp forest restoration brings back a biodiversity hotspot with over 700 species, and sequesters CO2.

Palos Verdes SDG Report

Mida Creek

Mangrove tree planting provides 300 jobs and restores critical habitat for turtles, fish, and migratory birds.

Mida Creek SDG Report

Nusa Penida Ped

Coral reef restoration employs local villagers and brings a reef back to life.

Nusa Penida Ped SDG Report

Southern Cardamom

Protection of this Ridge to Reef watershed sequesters CO2 and creates 1,000+ jobs for people living inside the project.

Southern Cardamom SDG Report

Tankers Reef

Kelp forest restoration creates a citizen science program for local communities to restore their local kelp forests.

Tankers Reef SDG Report