Projects

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 first course for Managers of MPAs of the Southern Cone concludes successfully

The first course for Managers of MPAs of the Southern Cone concludes successfully 1280 853 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Sixteen members belonging to 11 government institutions now have more and better tools for the management of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Argentina, Chile and Uruguay. This was the result of the pilot course of the Regional School for the Management of Marine Protected Areas that was launched in August and concluded at the end of November 2017, within the framework of the initiative articulated by the Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea and Areas of Influence.

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Managers of marine protected areas meet to delve into conservation

Managers of marine protected areas meet to delve into conservation 1140 758 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Surrounded by whales and penguins, the first in-person stage of the Course for Managers of Marine Protected Areas of the Southern Cone was carried out in Puerto Madryn, Argentina. This stage, lead by governmental and non-governmental institutions from Argentina, Uruguay and Chile, seeks to strengthen their capacity for the effective management of coastal and marine protected areas (MPA).

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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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Capacity Development on Marine Protected Areas of the Southern Cone

Capacity Development on Marine Protected Areas of the Southern Cone 960 640 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

New Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are being created in our region and the world, but that simple fact is not enough to preserve the natural values of the sea. Today, the effective implementation of this tool is weak. Its success depends mainly on the strengthening and capacity building of the institutions in charge of MPAs management.

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Opportunity for joint conservation activities between Argentina and Chile

Opportunity for joint conservation activities between Argentina and Chile 1040 492 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

In the 8th Binational Meeting of Argentina and Chile Ministers that took place in Buenos Aires on December 16th with the presence of both ambassadors, they agreed in the “identification of marine areas of mutual…

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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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Workshop: the Red List of Endangered Marine Species

Workshop: the Red List of Endangered Marine Species 1046 736 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

An initiative of the Forum, in collaboration with the Species Survival Commission of the IUCN (Global Marine Species Assessment Program). El seminario abierto al público es la actividad final del primer taller técnico de evaluación…

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