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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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Young Leaders of Marine Conservation

Young Leaders of Marine Conservation 960 473 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

The training program for Young Leaders of Marine Conservation aims to train professionals with a trans-disciplinary approach, while fostering communication and exchange of experiences between them. The courses are aimed at issues related to the…

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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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