Banco Burdwood

Milestones 2018 in the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Milestones 2018 in the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea 1369 1445 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

We are nature, we are sea… And as well as the oceans transcend political limits, to promote their conservation we should think big and promote cooperation. From the Forum we thank all those who have contributed to transforming 2018 in a significant year for the conservation of the Patagonian Sea.

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The protected area of the argentinean sea has tripled

The protected area of the argentinean sea has tripled 1300 1300 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

A law passed by both chambers of the National Congress declared two new Protected Areas in the Argentine Sea. This way, Argentina triples its marine protected area and thus concretize the greatest advance in history towards the conservation of its sea.

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National Geographic released the documentary “Yaganes”

National Geographic released the documentary “Yaganes” 615 847 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

National Geographic presented the documentary “Yaganes”. The audiovisual piece shows the result of an unprecedented expedition, carried out by National Geographic’s conservation initiative Pristine Seas, to the Argentine zone of Tierra del Fuego, Isla de los Estados and the oceanic part of the Drake passage, known as the Yaganes basin.

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Declaration of Mar del Plata: Marine Protected Areas NOW

Declaration of Mar del Plata: Marine Protected Areas NOW 1200 1200 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Argentine member organizations of the Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea and Areas of Influence, meeting in Mar del Plata during their XVI Plenary Session, ask the honorable Chamber of Deputies of Argentina for the urgent treatment of the bill for the CREATION OF THE PROTECTED MARINE AREAS NAMUNCURA – BURDWOOD BANK II AND YAGANES before the close of its regular sessions scheduled for November 21, 2018, in order to avoid the loss of its parliamentary status and the breach of the commitments made regarding marine conservation.

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“Yaganes”, a NatGeo Documentary about a future argentine MPA

“Yaganes”, a NatGeo Documentary about a future argentine MPA 1276 1772 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

For its content and opportunity, the documentary “Yaganes” could contribute to the treatment of the draft Law for the creation of the Yaganes and Namuncurá / Banco Burdwood 2 National Marine Parks, which is currently in the Argentine Nation Congress. These areas would triple the protected area of Argentine Sea.

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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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