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World Resoundingly Agrees to Protect 30% of the Planet By 2030, Now Comes the Hard Part: Building a Vast, Highly Protected Network of Effectively Managed MPAs By the End of This Decade

© Picture Tobias Zimmer With contributions from Menelas Kosadinos, Beth Pike, Lance Morgan, Russell Moffitt & Jessica MacCarthy Across the globe, governments, NGOs, scientists, conservationists and many others are hailing the conclusion of the Conference of Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP15) where countries successfully adopted the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework late…

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Three Blue Park Award Winners Announced at UN Ocean Conference

New Marine Protected Areas Recognized for Outstanding Conservation Friday 1 July 2022 [Lisbon, Portugal, 1 July 2022]—Three marine protected areas (MPAs) won prestigious Blue Park Awards for exceptional marine wildlife conservation at the United Nations Ocean Conference today. Apo Reef Natural Park (The Philippines), Raja Ampat Islands Marine Conservation Area (Indonesia), and Old Providence McBean…

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