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First review of the Valdés and Patagonia Azul Biosphere Reserves of the UNESCO MAB program

First review of the Valdés and Patagonia Azul Biosphere Reserves of the UNESCO MAB program 1200 675 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Authorities and technicians involved in the management of the Valdés and Patagonia Azul Biosphere Reserves addressed the first evaluation within the framework of UNESCO’s MaB Program, ten years after its creation. On January 26, 2024,…

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Meeting strengthens the management of the Southern Patagonia Interjurisdictional Coastal Marine Park (PIMCPA)

Meeting strengthens the management of the Southern Patagonia Interjurisdictional Coastal Marine Park (PIMCPA) 1200 675 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

With the participation of authorities and technicians responsible for the management of the Southern Patagonia Interjurisdictional Coastal Marine Park (PIMCPA), two meetings were held, one on the methodology for evaluating the effectiveness of management and…

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Training on mitigation measures to reduce seabird bycatch at the National Fishing School

Training on mitigation measures to reduce seabird bycatch at the National Fishing School 1600 901 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

In order to contribute to the awareness of those working in the fishing activity in the adoption of good practices for the reduction of seabird bycatch, organizations of the Forum conducted a training at the…

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We need the world to acknowledge the contribution from the Patagonian Sea

We need the world to acknowledge the contribution from the Patagonian Sea 735 800 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea
With prominent panelists and more than 500 attendees, the second cycle of webinars on marine protected areas of the Southern Cone was held. read more

Workshop to identify Argentina’s marine ecosystems

Workshop to identify Argentina’s marine ecosystems 2560 1751 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea
Scientists and government professionals participated in the “First Workshop for the Identification of Argentina’s Marine Ecosystems”, which was held virtually on December 15. The main goal of the process, which would conclude in 2021, is the development of a map of Argentina’s marine environments. This contribution will guide management and conservation actions and evaluate the ecological representativeness of the ecoregions within the Marine Protected Areas of the Argentine Sea. read more

Contributions on fishing in Argentina’s national Marine Protected Areas

Contributions on fishing in Argentina’s national Marine Protected Areas 3035 2150 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea
Strengthening the implementation of Argentina’s National System of Marine Protected Areas is fundamental to reach its objectives. A necessary condition is the integration of updated knowledge and the systematization of recommendations from all the actors involved. Under this premise, the Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea convened representatives from various sectors to discuss and provide input on fishing in Argentina’s national Marine Protected Areas, within the framework of a virtual technical workshop held on December 3. read more

Marine Protected Areas: A view on the future of the Patagonian Sea’s biodiversity

Marine Protected Areas: A view on the future of the Patagonian Sea’s biodiversity 1810 2560 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea
During the third and last meeting of the cycle (“Challenges for the conservation of the Patagonian Sea”), we reflected on the future of Marine Protected Areas of the Patagonian Sea, in the context of both socio-environmental changes and climate change. The Chilean Secretary of Science, Andrés Couve, took part at the beginning of the seminar, together with representatives of the public and cientific sector, and the civil society. read more

Effectiveness of Marine Protected Areas on the conservation and management of biodiversity

Effectiveness of Marine Protected Areas on the conservation and management of biodiversity 790 1117 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea
Over 200 people took part in the second webinar of the cycle: “Challenges for the Patagonian Sea’s conservation: Chile and Argentina’s outlooks on the planning and implementation of MPA systems”. There were presentations and a round table to discuss the challenges and opportunities in order to achieve effective and representative Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) systems. read more

Patagonian Sea ecosystems and its representation in Marine Protected Areas

Patagonian Sea ecosystems and its representation in Marine Protected Areas 790 1117 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea
The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea launched a series of webinars. This cycle aimed to encourage the dialogue on what the challenges are in order to achieve Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) that effectively represent the sea’s varied ecosystems and that are able to stand their ground in the face of climate change. The webinars focused on Chile and Argentina as case studies to showcase the vastness of the Patagonian Sea. read more

Strategic alliance strengthening will be the main focus of the 2020 cycle of the School for MPAs’ Managers

Strategic alliance strengthening will be the main focus of the 2020 cycle of the School for MPAs’ Managers 1346 640 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea
The 2020 programme was specifically designed in response to the common needs of all three countries, and it will cover 3 crucial areas of knowledge for the design and forging of MPA management alliances: institutional and legal knowledge, communication, and participatory processes. Work will continue with MPA managers from Argentina, Chile and Uruguay, most of whom have participated in previous instances. read more

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