Argentina

Argentinian NGOs ask the House of Representatives to address the law that bans microplastics in cosmetics

Argentinian NGOs ask the House of Representatives to address the law that bans microplastics in cosmetics 1200 1200 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

It is necessary to stop contaminating the oceans with plastic. In Argentina, twenty environmental organizations -including several members of the Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea- demanded a bill that bans cosmetic products containing microplastics used by the industry because they affect the sea, the species within it and even human health.

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Strategic meeting convened more than twenty organizations for the conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Strategic meeting convened more than twenty organizations for the conservation of the Patagonian Sea 1032 774 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Marine Protected Areas, pollution of seas and coastal areas, and salmon farming were some of the themes discussed by the near 40 representatives from more than 20 civil society organizations from Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay from the integrated approach proposed by the Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea. The meeting took place during the 16th plenary session of the network, from 6 to 9 November in Mar del Plata.

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More than 40 experts analyze the challenges for effective Marine Protected Areas in Argentina

More than 40 experts analyze the challenges for effective Marine Protected Areas in Argentina 960 720 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Which are the potential threats associated with human activities at sea Which are the main institutional strengthening challenges for the management of marine protected areas located over seas? To start delineating some answers to these and other questions, the “Technical Workshop on the Implementation of National Marine Protected Areas in the Argentine Sea, Challenges for the implementation of effective MPAs” was held.

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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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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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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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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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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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