Expanding Marine Protected Areas Could Boost World Economy by $900B

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Expanding Marine Protected Areas Could Boost World Economy by $900B

Source: AFP - June 4, 2015

Lisbon (AFP) - More than $920 billion could be generated by 2050 and 180,000 jobs created by expanding the ocean's protected zones, according to a more…

TMP Interview with MPA News

TMP Interview with MPA News

Source: MPA News - August 11, 2014

NGO aims to build "voice" for high seas, including support for MPAs and a UN Sustainable Development Goal

The TerraMar Project, a US-based NGO, is more…

Arran Community Celebrates New MPA

Photo: David Freeman/Arran Banner

Arran Community Celebrates New MPA

Author: David Freeman - August 11, 2014

Arran is an island about fifteen miles off the west coast of Scotland. It has been popular with tourists for over a hundred years and more…

Canada’s Ocean is the Most Unprotected, Report Says

Source: GlobeandMail/Gloria Galloway - June 4, 2014

Canada ranks last on the list of countries with the longest coastlines where human activity has been restricted to preserve biodiversity.

That is the finding more…

Nearly Everyone Surveyed in Scotland Wants to Protect the Ocean

Source: Blue&Green/Nicky Stubbs - May 5, 2014

Plans to create areas of marine protection in Scottish waters have received almost unanimous public support, in a boost for the future of the country’s more…

Focus on Quality Marine Reserves Experts Say

Source: NewYorkTimes/Kate Galbraith - February 21, 2014

A generation ago, when Tommy Remengesau Jr. went fishing off the beautiful island nation of Palau, the seas were so rich, he said, that “I more…

Researchers Determine What Makes an Effective Marine Protected Area

Source: TheGuardian/Oliver Milman - February 6, 2014

Many Marine Protected Areas are falling short.

Most of the world’s protected marine areas are failing to properly protect aquatic life, with many showing few more…

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