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

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

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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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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The Forum supported the 2018 edition of the Patagonia Eco Film Fest

The Forum supported the 2018 edition of the Patagonia Eco Film Fest 730 1024 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea backed the 3rd edition of the International Environmental Film Festival of Patagonia. Over four days, more than 4,000 spectators took part in this activity that aims at motivating audiences and generate debates, an idea synthesized as “see to raise awareness”. Same as in previous editions, all PEFF activities were free of charge.

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Workshop to reflect on the impact salmon farming has over the environment

Workshop to reflect on the impact salmon farming has over the environment 1146 859 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

During a Workshop at the Masticar Food Festival, the Forum presented the myths and truths of salmon production in Chile, and the lessons Argentina should take into account before embarking on a similar project.

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More than 40 experts analyze the challenges regarding the implementation of effective Marine Protected Areas in Argentina

More than 40 experts analyze the challenges regarding the implementation of 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? The objective of the “Technical Workshop on the Implementation of National Marine Protected Areas in the Argentine Sea, challenges for the implementation of effective MPAs” was to begin outlining some answers to these and other questions.

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Tierra del Fuego was home to a broad debate on salmon farming in the Beagle Channel

Tierra del Fuego was home to a broad debate on salmon farming in the Beagle Channel 960 720 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

As part of the “National Week of Science and Technology” activities held in Ushuaia, the Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea participated in a round table on aquaculture projects in the Beagle Channel. More than 100 people participated in a 3-hour dialogue about the risks of salmon farming.

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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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