Ocean Acidification: What It Could Mean for MPAs

When scientists and policy-makers gathered in Poland this month for the United Nations Climate Change Conference, significant attention was paid to the effects of increased greenhouse gases on the oceans. The threats of sea level rise and warming sea temperatures,...

U.S. Releases Final Framework for National MPA System

The U.S. has released the framework for its national system of marine protected areas. The framework outlines key components of the national system, including: A set of overarching national system goals and priority conservation objectives; MPA eligibility criteria...

Notes & News

Report examines MPA networking initiatives A new report explores national and regional efforts to develop representative networks of MPAs, and offers recommendations for strengthening the planning of such networks worldwide. Published by the UNEP World Conservation...