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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

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.

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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 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.

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«To conserve we need to learn how to see» 680 680 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

«To conserve we need to learn how to see»

The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea supported the 4th edition of the Patagonia Eco Film Fest, the International Environmental Film Festival of Patagonia. The festival was held from October 2 through 5, in Puerto Madryn, Chubut (Argentina), with the free screening of more than 50 films.

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A workshop was held on the Monitoring of National Marine Protected Areas 900 498 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

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

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.

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

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

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.

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“Artifishal” will be released in Puerto Madryn to keep warning people about the risks of salmon farming 800 400 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

“Artifishal” will be released in Puerto Madryn to keep warning people about the risks of salmon farming

The B-Corp Patagonia, the Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea, the Whale Conservation Institute and the National University of Patagonia San Juan Bosco invite all people in Puerto Madryn to the premiere of the documentary “Artifishal”, where different researchers will talk about the serious and irreversible risks and impacts of the salmon farming industry on 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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Towards the effective conservation of the Patagonian Sea 1418 1064 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Towards the effective 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.

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More than 600 people said #NoToSalmonFarming in the Beagle Channel 1040 780 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

More than 600 people said #NoToSalmonFarming in the Beagle Channel

Nearly 600 people lit their voices for a #BeagleChannelFreeFromSalmonFarming. The premiere in Ushuaia of the documentary “Yaganes”, produced by National Geographic through its marine conservation initiative Pristine Seas, was the perfect excuse to remind the value of a unique ecosystem through spectacular images, as a prelude to its protection against the threat of salmon farming on both banks of the Beagle Channel.

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