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Science and Management, tensions and opportunities for the management of Marine Protected Areas 1280 720 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Science and Management, tensions and opportunities for the management of Marine Protected Areas

What reasons underlie the tension between academia and management in relation to the management of Marine Protected Areas? How could collaboration between the area management authorities and the scientific sector be strengthened, to increase the transfer of knowledge applicable to management? These and other questions guided the round table promoted by the Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea during the XVIII Latin American Congress of Marine Sciences.
With the participation of more than one hundred people, representatives of the National Park Administration of Argentina and the Mar de Juan Fernández National Park and Desventuradas Islands of Chile, together with the Forum, presented their experiences and demonstrated the challenges and results of the joint work.

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A new languaje for the sea 1755 1241 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

A new languaje for the sea

There is an urgent need to contribute to the positioning of the sea on the public agenda.
The meeting will propose dialogues about the way we think and talk about the sea.
This is the first Conversation session with journalists and communicators organized by the Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea.

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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 960 960 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

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

Representatives of the governments of the three countries and of 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 (MPA).
The declaration bets on the continuity of the networking and the regional approach proposed within the framework of the School for the Management of MPA in the Southern Cone, and proposes the projection of the vision for Latin America.
The commitment was reflected at an event convened by the Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea, Fundación Vida Silvestre Argentina, WCS Chile, WWF Chile, National Parks Administration of Argentina, Ministry of Environment of Chile and Ministry of Housing, Planning Territorial 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.

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A National Marine Protected Areas Monitoring Workshop was held in Argentina 900 498 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

A National Marine Protected Areas Monitoring Workshop was held in Argentina

With the collaboration of 18 marine scientists and professionals from government institutions and civil society, a meeting was held to contribute to promoting the implementation and governance of Argentine Marine Protected Areas (MPA) linked to the monitoring of biophysical indicators.

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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

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

The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea will participate in the III Congress of Protected Areas of Latin America and the Caribbean, that will be held from October 14 to 17 in Lima, Peru.

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Patagonia Eco Film Fest 680 680 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Patagonia Eco Film Fest

The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea supports the 4th edition of the Patagonia Eco Film Fest. The International Environmental Film Festival of Patagonia will take place from october 2 to 5 in Puerto Madryn, Chubut, Patagonia Argentina. During 4 days, a selection of the best environmental feature films and short films will be screened with free admission.

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Public Consultation on the adequacy of the Namuncurá – Burdwood Bank Marine Protected Area 600 450 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

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

Following the open public consultation on the adequacy of the Namuncurá – Burdwood Bank Marine Protected Area of Argentina, the Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea and Areas of Influence prepared a series of contributions and comments.

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Artifishal will premiere in Puerto Madryn to continue warning about the risks of salmon farming 800 400 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Artifishal will premiere in Puerto Madryn to continue warning about the risks of salmon farming

The Patagonia clothing brand, the Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea, the Whale Conservation Institute and the National University of Patagonia San Juan Bosco invite the people of Puerto Madryn to the premiere of Artifishal, a documentary where different researchers will present the serious risks and impacts and irreversible of the salmon farming industry in the environment, the community and the economy.

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“By 2030 the Patagonian Sea must be well preserved, if we do not want to lose it” 1971 1109 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

“By 2030 the Patagonian Sea must be well preserved, if we do not want to lose it”

With that vision in mind, more than 20 of the organizations that make up the Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea strengthened their commitment to the conservation of the southern cone oceans. Within the framework of its 15th anniversary, this regional civil society network held a new three day strategic meeting, in Concón, Chile, with the goal of drawing up a common plan towards 2030.

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How to change our behavior to reduce ocean plastic pollution 2006 1342 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

How to change our behavior to reduce ocean plastic pollution

Members of the Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea presented 5 campaign projects to promote socially favorable behaviors regarding marine pollution, especially, to reduce plastic waste in the sea. It was the result of the Workshop “Social Marketing based on the Communities”, facilitated by Dr. Marcela Uhart, with support from One Health Institute, Wildlife Health Center, UC Davis and the Houston Zoo.

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