NGOs Enable Mexico to Purchase Islands for Conservation

In a transaction funded by an alliance of US and Mexican NGOs, the government of Mexico has acquired a 96-km2 group of islands in the Gulf of California, setting a precedent for private support of national protection efforts in the country, according to government...

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Canada Designates Hydrothermal Vents as First Official MPA Canada has designated the Endeavour Hydrothermal Vents as its first official Marine Protected Area under the country’s Oceans Act. The site, which features four known vent fields covering roughly 93 km2,...