Just announced at the 5th International Marine Protected Area Congress: three new MPAs join the global network of Blue Parks.
Less than 3% of the ocean is effectively protected. We need to protect at least 30% of the ocean to safeguard marine biodiversity and build ocean resilience.
We collaborate with community leaders, policy-makers and technical experts to identify important ocean areas to establish and strengthen protection for vital ocean ecosystems.
The Marine Protection Atlas tracks and evaluates strong global protection, helping nations and the world reach international conservation commitments.
The Blue Parks initiative provides the blueprints for protected area effectiveness, incentivizes conservation excellence, and unites the ocean’s best protected places in a strategic network to save life in the sea.
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