Kiribati Designates Large MPA, to Be Funded by Endowment

The Pacific island nation of Kiribati (pronounced Kee-ree-bahss) has designated one of the world’s largest MPAs in a bid to guard against overfishing and climate change. The nearly uninhabited Phoenix Islands Protected Area (PIPA), encompassing 184,700 km2 with...

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Project underway to assess global development of MPA systems A worldwide project is underway to review advances in the development of MPA systems at different spatial scales (regional, national, and sub-national), with the ultimate goal of distilling lessons learned...