Entries in MPA (2)

Thursday
Nov242016

Marine Protected Areas Explained

One fifth of known ocean species are categorized as Threatened by the IUCN, with the number increasing 52 times per year! But did you know only 1.2% of our oceans are protected from threats that face them today? Never before have Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) been more valuable for ocean species conservation, our Online Media Intern investigates how they work and what their future holds.

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Tuesday
Sep222015

What Makes A Successful Marine Protected Area?

A marine protected area (MPA) is an area of the marine environment (i.e. seas, oceans or great lakes) where human activities are restricted by law and are given special protection by governments

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