MPA

Towards the effective conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Towards the effective conservation of the Patagonian Sea 1418 1064 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Countries of the Southern Cone are making significant progress in the declaration of new Marine Protected Areas. We celebrate the great advances achieved by governments, communities and organizations. We continue promoting the effective management of Marine Protected Areas through the design of capacity building strategies, the production of innovative tools for monitoring and implementation, and the identification of new management mechanisms for a stronger governance of the sea.

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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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NGOs joined forces for the creation and management of Marine Protected Areas in Chile

NGOs joined forces for the creation and management of Marine Protected Areas in Chile 1025 668 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

Civil society organizations from Chile coordinated their efforts and experience during the Workshop “Developing guidelines for the creation and management of Marine Protected Areas in Chile”.

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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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The second year of the Regional School for Managers of Marine Protected Areas begins

The second year of the Regional School for Managers of Marine Protected Areas begins 500 487 The Forum for the Conservation of the Patagonian Sea

For the second consecutive year, Argentina, Chile and Uruguay join efforts to strengthen the capacities of people responsible for Marine Protected Areas in order to contribute to MPAs effective management. Regional focus, focus on competencies and inter-institutional interaction are some of the keys to this initiative, unprecedented in the region.

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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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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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