MPA System

More than 40 experts analyze the challenges regarding the implementation of effective Marine Protected Areas in Argentina

More than 40 experts analyze the challenges regarding the implementation of 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? The objective of the “Technical Workshop on the Implementation of National Marine Protected Areas in the Argentine Sea, challenges for the implementation of effective MPAs” was to begin outlining some answers to these and other questions.

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Towards new Marine Protected Areas: Yaganes and Burdwood

Towards new Marine Protected Areas: Yaganes and Burdwood 1200 800 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Yaganes and Burdwood 2 might be the new Marine Protected Areas of the Argentine Sea. The bill for their creation is already in Congress. The sea gives us life. The time to protect it has come.

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What to do next regarding marine protected areas?

What to do next regarding marine protected areas? 1331 888 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Southern Cone countries are planning and creating new Marine Protected Areas. From statements to actions, Rodrigo Guijón -Coordinator of the WCS’s Chile Marine Program- reflects on the key points needed to achieve the effectiveness intended for the MPAs created. And a test case: the School for the Management of Marine Protected Areas of the Southern Cone, destined to train professionals responsible for MPAs in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay.

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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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Chile declares new MPAs and its marine protected area reaches 42%

Chile declares new MPAs and its marine protected area reaches 42% 1247 831 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

On February 27, the Chilean president, Michelle Bachelet, signed the decrees to create 5 new Marine Protected Areas that will contribute to give 42% of the marine surface of this country some degree of protection.

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Marine expedition to Isla de los Estados and Tierra del Fuego, Argentina

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

A marine expedition to Isla de los Estados and Tierra del Fuego was carried out by NatGeo Pristine Seas in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Argentina, the National Parks Administration and the Government of Tierra del Fuego. The Forum, as a local co-leader, was represented by its president, Claudio Campagna, as one of the two Argentinian scientists on board.

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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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New book on important areas for the Patagonian Sea conservation

New book on important areas for the Patagonian Sea conservation 1024 683 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Member organizations of the Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea have published recently a book in Spanish with maps and information on 22 relevant sites for the conservation of species, habitats and ecosystems…

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