MPA

Chile declares new MPAs and its marine protected area reaches 42%

Chile declares new MPAs and its marine protected area reaches 42% 1247 831 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

On February 27, the Chilean president, Michelle Bachelet, signed the decrees to create 5 new Marine Protected Areas that will contribute to give 42% of the marine surface of this country some degree of protection.

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Marine expedition to Isla de los Estados and Tierra del Fuego, Argentina

Marine expedition to Isla de los Estados and Tierra del Fuego, Argentina 1002 668 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

A marine expedition to Isla de los Estados and Tierra del Fuego was carried out by NatGeo Pristine Seas in collaboration with the Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development of Argentina, the National Parks Administration and the Government of Tierra del Fuego. The Forum, as a local co-leader, was represented by its president, Claudio Campagna, as one of the two Argentinian scientists on board.

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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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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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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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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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