The Challenge

The “Patagonian Sea and Areas of Influence” represents one of the last large relatively well preserved marine ecosystems. Its oceanic and ecological processes occur in very vast sectors and are fundamental to mitigate the effects of climate change, provide valuable services to human societies and also provide unique natural spectacles.

It consists of large scale and productive oceanic areas. It also includes important areas of fishing as well as foraging and migration areas for turtles, seabirds and marine mammals. Politically, it includes provincial jurisdictions, territorial seas, and the exclusive economic zones of Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina, and Chile, as well as the surrounding international waters or high seas. To promote conservation in this vast area, we need to take a regional approach to promote cooperation among communities, organizations, scientists and authorities of the different countries and territories.

Our Strategy

The Forum is an international network created to coordinate the joint work of those civil society organizations focused on promoting policies and measures to guarantee the sustainability and viability of the Patagonian Sea ecosystem.

Among its principles, the Forum sustains consensus amongst all interested sectors on the value of scientific information, transdisciplinarity and diversity of nationalities, outlooks and opinions. The uniqueness of this network is its comprehensive vision, inspired in the fact that the ecosystems and their forms of life transcend political boundaries.

© Leo Berninsone – Aquamarina

Action

We promote strategies to complete the projects and programs that challenge us today and that each organization could not achieve on their own:

Latest News

Regional approach and networking in the III Congress of Protected Areas of Latin America and the Caribbean 1280 662 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Regional approach and networking in the III Congress of Protected Areas of Latin America and the Caribbean

The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea will participate in the III Congress of Protected Areas of Latin America and the Caribbean, that will be held from October 14 to 17 in Lima, Peru.

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Patagonia Eco Film Fest

The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea supports the 4th edition of the Patagonia Eco Film Fest. The International Environmental Film Festival of Patagonia will take place from october 2 to 5 in Puerto Madryn, Chubut, Patagonia Argentina. During 4 days, a selection of the best environmental feature films and short films will be screened with free admission.

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Public Consultation on the adequacy of the Namuncurá – Burdwood Bank Marine Protected Area 600 450 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Public Consultation on the adequacy of the Namuncurá – Burdwood Bank Marine Protected Area

Following the open public consultation on the adequacy of the Namuncurá – Burdwood Bank Marine Protected Area of Argentina, the Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea and Areas of Influence prepared a series of contributions and comments.

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