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Argentina, Chile and Uruguay renew their commitment to the joint development of capacities for the effective management of Marine Protected Areas

Argentina, Chile and Uruguay renew their commitment to the joint development of capacities for the effective management of Marine Protected Areas 960 960 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea
Government members from the three countries and the civil society signed a letter of intent to continue working integrally in strengthening the capacities of those responsible for the management of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs). The declaration aims at the continuity of the networking and the regional approach proposed within the framework of the School for the Management of MPAs in the Southern Cone, and proposes the same approach in all Latin America. This commitment was reflected at the end of an event organized by the Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea, Argentina Wildlife Foundation, WCS Chile, WWF Chile, the National Parks Administration of Argentina, the Ministry of Environment of Chile and the Ministry of Housing, Land Planning and Environment of Uruguay, within the framework of the III Congress of Protected Areas of Latin America and the Caribbean (IIICAPLAC) held from October 14 to 17 in Lima, Peru. read more

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

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
The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea participated in the III Congress of Protected Areas of Latin America and the Caribbean. The congress was held from October 14 through 17 in Lima, Peru. read more

A workshop was held on the Monitoring of National Marine Protected Areas

A workshop was held on the Monitoring of National Marine Protected Areas 900 498 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea
The integration of the different institutions with responsibility for the sea is key to continue moving towards its effective conservation. With the collaboration of 18 marine scientists and professionals from government institutions and the civil society, a meeting was held that contributed to promoting aspects of the implementation and governance of Argentine Marine Protected Areas (MPA) linked to the monitoring of biophysical indicators. read more

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

Public Consultation on the adaptation of the Marine Protected Area Namuncurá – Burdwood Bank 600 450 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea
Following the open public consultation regarding the adaptation of the Marine Protected Area Namuncurá-Burdwood Bank, the Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea and Areas of Influence prepared a series of contributions and comments. read more

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. read more

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. read more

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. read more

Declaration of Mar del Plata: Marine Protected Areas NOW

Declaration of Mar del Plata: Marine Protected Areas NOW 1200 1200 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea
Argentine member organizations of the Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea and Areas of Influence, meeting in Mar del Plata during their XVI Plenary Session, ask the honorable Chamber of Deputies of Argentina for the urgent treatment of the bill for the CREATION OF THE PROTECTED MARINE AREAS NAMUNCURA – BURDWOOD BANK II AND YAGANES before the close of its regular sessions scheduled for November 21, 2018, in order to avoid the loss of its parliamentary status and the breach of the commitments made regarding marine conservation. read more

Seminar on Fisheries and Marine Protected Areas

Seminar on Fisheries and Marine Protected Areas 2016 980 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea
In order to generate a space where the academic, business and government sectors, and civil society organizations could meet and exchange ideas regarding the management of fisheries in Marine Protected Areas (MPA), the Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea invited fishing companies, authorities, researchers, civil society organizations and the media to a seminar held on November 8 in the city of Mar del Plata. read more

“Yaganes”, a NatGeo Documentary about a future argentine MPA

“Yaganes”, a NatGeo Documentary about a future argentine MPA 1276 1772 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea
For its content and opportunity, the documentary “Yaganes” could contribute to the treatment of the draft Law for the creation of the Yaganes and Namuncurá / Banco Burdwood 2 National Marine Parks, which is currently in the Argentine Nation Congress. These areas would triple the protected area of Argentine Sea. read more
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