Posts Tagged ‘MPA’

 

Designating MPAs may have unseen political effects

Thursday, October 18th, 2018
The designation and management of MPAs is frequently not representative, often marginalising local or indigenous people, details this article from The Conversation. Zones of ocean known as Marine Protected Areas...
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Government to environmentally assess UK seas

Friday, October 12th, 2018
Defra prioritises post-Brexit fisheries plan and protection of UK’s coldwater reefs, promising data from environmental assessment of UK seas will be made publicly available online, explains this piece from The...
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Sea, Soul and Society at Sea Scotland 2018

Friday, October 5th, 2018
People from across Scotland came together in Kinghorn, Fife for the annual Sea Scotland conference on 20-21st June. This year, delegates explored the involvement of young people and communities in...
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Race for vast remote MPAs a diversion?

Monday, October 1st, 2018
The seas around Hawaii are set to become one of the world’s largest marine protected areas (MPAs), US president Barack Obama has announced. The Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument will be...
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New database tackles marine biodiversity crisis

Friday, September 21st, 2018
The database brings together plans from around the world, enabling researchers to improve future plans and save species from extinction. The number of protected areas for conservation is rising rapidly,...
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Sealives: COAST – Part 2

Thursday, August 30th, 2018
Manuela de los Rios, Snorkelling in Lamlash Bay, Isle of Arran, Scotland © The Sealives Initiative This is the second part of the Sealives Initiative piece on Manuela de los...
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