A Brief Guide to Regional MPA Projects in the Caribbean

Several international, inter-related projects are underway in the Caribbean to strengthen the region’s MPAs and MPA networks. Comprising a mix of established and new initiatives, the projects together represent a boom for Caribbean protected area efforts. Below,...

Study: Global MPA Network Would Cost $12-14 Billion Annually

Managing a global network of MPAs in which 30% of each habitat type is protected would likely cost US$12-14 billion annually – less than what is spent on international subsidies for commercial fishing, according to researchers. In a study published in June in...

Notes & News

Germany: 38% of marine waters proposed as MPAs More than one third of Germany’s total marine area could consist of MPAs under a national plan to designate 10 sites in the country’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) as protected areas. Designed in part to bring...