MPA System

Towards the effective conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Towards the effective conservation of the Patagonian Sea 1418 1064 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Countries of the Southern Cone are making significant progress in the declaration of new Marine Protected Areas. We celebrate the great advances achieved by governments, communities and organizations. We continue promoting the effective management of Marine Protected Areas through the design of capacity building strategies, the production of innovative tools for monitoring and implementation, and the identification of new management mechanisms for a stronger governance of the sea.

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The protected area of the argentinean sea has tripled

The protected area of the argentinean sea has tripled 1300 1300 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

A law passed by both chambers of the National Congress declared two new Protected Areas in the Argentine Sea. This way, Argentina triples its marine protected area and thus concretize the greatest advance in history towards the conservation of its sea.

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National Geographic released the documentary “Yaganes”

National Geographic released the documentary “Yaganes” 615 847 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

National Geographic presented the documentary “Yaganes”. The audiovisual piece shows the result of an unprecedented expedition, carried out by National Geographic’s conservation initiative Pristine Seas, to the Argentine zone of Tierra del Fuego, Isla de los Estados and the oceanic part of the Drake passage, known as the Yaganes basin.

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NGOs united for the creation and management of Marine Protected Areas in Chile

NGOs united for the creation and management of Marine Protected Areas in Chile 1025 668 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Chilean civil society organizations coordinated their efforts and experience during the Workshop “Developing guidelines for the creation and management of Marine Protected Areas in Chile”.

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More than 40 experts analyze the challenges for effective Marine Protected Areas in Argentina

More than 40 experts analyze the challenges for effective Marine Protected Areas in Argentina 960 720 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Which are the potential threats associated with human activities at sea Which are the main institutional strengthening challenges for the management of marine protected areas located over seas? To start delineating some answers to these and other questions, the “Technical Workshop on the Implementation of National Marine Protected Areas in the Argentine Sea, Challenges for the implementation of effective MPAs” was held.

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Bi-oceanic Park announced in Argentina and Chile

Bi-oceanic Park announced in Argentina and Chile 1000 754 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea and Areas of Influence accompanies and celebrates the recent declarations of the governments of Argentina and Chile on the regional articulation of two Marine Protected Areas…

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Marine expedición to Argentina´s Isla de los Estados and Tierra del Fuego

Marine expedición to Argentina´s Isla de los Estados and Tierra del Fuego 1002 668 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

A marine expedition to Isla de los Estados and Tierra del Fuego was developed by NatGeo Pristine Seas in collaboration with the argentinean Environment and Sustainable Developement Ministery, the National Parks Administration and the Goverment…

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The Forum at the International Congress of Marine Protected Areas

The Forum at the International Congress of Marine Protected Areas 960 640 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

The 4th edition of the International Congress of Marine Protected Areas (IMPAC4), will be held in Chile from September 4th to 9th, and the Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea and Areas of…

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Binational Symposium on Marine Protected Areas

Binational Symposium on Marine Protected Areas 1040 736 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

The Forum invites the community to the Regional Symposium on Marine Protected Areas. The objective is to identifiy and analyze  opportunities and challenges towards the creation of marine protected areas in the Southern Cone. Argentina…

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Oceanic protected area in Burdwood Bank is created

Oceanic protected area in Burdwood Bank is created 960 720 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

In July 3, 2013 the Argentine Senate passed unanimously a law establishing a marine protected area in the Burdwood Bank, in the Southern Atlantic Ocean. The bill was enacted by President Mrs. Cristina Fernández on…

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