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Blue Parks 2021 Announcement
Announcing the 2021 Blue Parks!

This year, four outstanding MPAs have earned Blue Park Awards that recognize their contribution to marine biodiversity conservation:

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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.

Advocacy

We collaborate with community leaders, policy-makers and technical experts to identify important ocean areas to establish and strengthen protection for vital ocean ecosystems.

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MPAtlas

The Marine Protection Atlas tracks and evaluates strong global protection, helping nations and the world reach international conservation commitments.

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Blue Parks

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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