Seas

Scientists warn about the need to preserve sharks

Scientists warn about the need to preserve sharks 2750 1451 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Near 40 Biological Sciences professionals, specialists in different aspects of the biology of sharks and other fish, expressed their concern about irresponsible and illegal attitudes like those shown in a recently released video, in which recreational fishermen exhibit a catch of 8 specimens of “Escalandrún” (sand tiger shark), one of the most threatened species of the Argentine Sea.

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New MPA are declared and Chile reaches 42% of marine protected surface

New MPA are declared and Chile reaches 42% of marine protected surface 1247 831 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

On February 27th, the chilean president, Michelle Bachelet, signed the decrees to create 5 new Marine Protected Areas that will contribute to cover 42% of the marine surface of this country under some degree of…

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IMPAC 4 concludes with a Call for Action for the Oceans by Chile

IMPAC 4 concludes with a Call for Action for the Oceans by Chile 960 640 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

A call that seeks to unite all the nations of the world around the moto “Bringing People and the Oceans together”, ends the 4th International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC 4). The Forum for the…

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World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day 960 640 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

The World Oceans Day was established by the United Nations in 2008 to raise awareness of the importance of the marine ecosystem in our lives and to help society to commit itself to its conservation.…

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Lobo Orensanz

Lobo Orensanz 1000 562 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Renowned marine biologist Lobo Orensanz passed away on January 5, 2015, in Puerto Madryn, Argentina, where he lived and worked. He was a senior scientist at the CENPAT – CONICET research center. He pioneered many…

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Argentina establishes The National System of Marine Protected Areas

Argentina establishes The National System of Marine Protected Areas 941 876 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

On November 19, 2014, the House of Representatives of Argentina approved the Law that creates the National System of Marine Protected Areas in national waters. This is a new step forward of this country towards…

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The Forum celebrates the “Blue Pampas” argentinean initiative

The Forum celebrates the “Blue Pampas” argentinean initiative 150 150 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

The Forum celebrates the “Pampa Azul” (Blue Pampas) initiative, fostered by the Ministry for Science, Technology and Innovation, and announced by the President, Mrs. Cristina Fernández de Kirchner. The initiative will consist in a mid-term,…

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