This webinar originally aired on 13 August 2015.

Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are increasingly being employed as a tool to promote biodiversity conservation and maintain ecosystem goods and services. Their impacts vary significantly, however. This webinar will present a project that brings together interdisciplinary experts and datasets to examine the linkages between MPA governance and ecological outcomes at a global scale. Learn more about the project at

This webinar was presented by Helen Fox of RARE and David Gill of the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center. It was co-sponsored by the NOAA National Marine Protected Areas Center, the EBM Tools Network, and MPA News.