MPAs

Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and Ocean Reserves

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Posted on October 19, 2017 - 10:35am, by alewin
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Via ISCHIA

"For the first time in Campania, with the tour “UN MARE DI CULTURA: TURISMO SUBACQUEO NELLE AREE MARINE PROTETTE CAMPANE” funded by the Region, the 6 Protected Marine Areas are tied with the aim to bring to the surface the archaeological heritage and underwater archaeological preserved within the PPMMAA to increase knowledge through the communication channels of the specialized press."

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Posted on October 19, 2017 - 10:28am, by alewin
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Via UNDP

The tiny Pacific island country of Niue is now in the global big leagues of marine conservation. At the Our Ocean Conference in Malta on October 5, the government of Niue announced its decision to create a large-scale marine protected area (LSMPA) encompassing 40 percent of the country's Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of about 127,000 square kilometres.

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Posted on October 18, 2017 - 11:17am, by alewin
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Via Fiji Times

"A five-year tabu has been imposed on a section of the Yacata traditional fishing grounds. This was the outcome of an education awareness program which was conducted by the Vatuvara Foundation in conjunction with the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Ministry of Fisheries."

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Posted on October 17, 2017 - 12:39pm, by alewin
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Via Samoa Observer

"Staff members of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (M.N.R.E), who deal with Protected Area management, are in a better position today to deal with data collection and analysis."
Staff members were trained in GPS and GIS to better handle data collected and analyzed within the Protected Areas to provide informed management decisions.

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Posted on October 17, 2017 - 12:33pm, by alewin
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Via Noozhawk

"The NOAA survey ship Rainier returns to the Santa Barbara and Ventura coast Monday to complete hydrographic surveys and a comprehensive mapping initiative to help mariners navigate safely, and update charts to make informed resource management decisions."

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Posted on October 16, 2017 - 1:57pm, by alewin
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Via Straits Times

Australia and France kick off a fresh push Monday (Oct 16) to create a vast marine sanctuary in pristine East Antarctica, hoping to build on the success of landmark deal secured last year at a key annual conservation summit.

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Posted on October 6, 2017 - 3:43pm, by abrown
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Via National Geographic

"Niue, a tiny South Pacific island nation with a population of roughly 1,600, has turned 40 percent of its exclusive economic zone into a marine park, and Chile added two new marine parks where fishing and all other extractive activities are banned."

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