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9 Apr 2018 - The UK has officially joined the Coral Reef Life Declaration, committing to safeguarding coral reefs.

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2 Apr 2018 - Scientists from around the globe have come together to make mapping the entire ocean a reality by 2030.

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30 Mar 2018 - The four newly designated marine protected areas (MPAs) will cover an area of more than 920,000 square kilometers (355,200 square miles) in the Atlantic Ocean.

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23 Mar 2018 - The Government of Canada remains committed to increasing the portion of protected marine and coastal areas to 10% by 2020, to ensure a healthy and sustainable marine environment now and for future generations.

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9 Mar 2018 - New commitment builds on Belize’s sustainable fishing and blue economy program.

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28 Feb 2018 - The almost 450,000 square miles encompass a stunning diversity of marine life, including hundreds of species found nowhere else.

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23 Feb 2018 - The Seychelles has created protected areas "the size of Great Britain" in the Indian Ocean.

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2 Feb 2018 - The Scottish Government has announced new funding to support the development of four Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) around the Scottish coastline.

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16 Jan 2018 - New Zealand is being urged to help create what would be the largest protected area on the planet.

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28 Nov 2017 - The area is uniquely rich in marine biodiversity.

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17 Nov 2017 - Much of what we learn – in the MPA field and in life in general – is not from formal education.

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13 Nov 2017 - Action on plastic bag use has been taken across the UK, for instance, the 5p plastic bag charge in England has cut the use of plastic bags by over 80 per cent, or over nine billion in just one year, and our microbead ban will be one of the toughest in the world.

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7 Nov 2017 - Having met its target of protecting five per cent of its marine and coastal areas by the end of 2017, Canada is well on its way to meeting its target of 10 per cent by 2020.

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Albania

Visitors of the Sazan Karaburun Marine Park to benefit from a new information center.

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30 Oct 2017 - The Government of Canada committed to increase the protection of marine and coastal areas to 5% by the end of 2017, and to 10% by 2020, to ensure a healthy and sustainable marine environment now and for future generations. Today, Canada is proud to celebrate the achievement of that first major milestone.

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12 Oct 2017 - The first island-based Marine Turtle Festival within largest marine park in Malaysia, Tun Mustapha Park (TMP) was recently organised by Tigabu Youth Club (Kelab Belia Tigabu – KBT) and WWF-Malaysia.

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The 2017 edition of the Our Ocean Conference – An Ocean for Life - builds on...
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3 Oct 2017 - Fourteen youth, with common interests in marine biodiversity and climate change, developed two tourist guides for the Coiba Nation

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12 Sep 2017 - Culminating in a high-level meeting and the approval of a Call to Action, the fourth International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC4) highlighted the relationship betwe

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The Kuruwitu Conservation and Welfare Association is the first locally managed marine area in Kenya.

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30 Aug 2017 - Robust measures are needed to tackle eutrophication, environmental toxins, littering and other threats against Sweden’s lakes, seas and coastlines.

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4th International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC 4) will be held in La Serena – Coquimbo, Chile from September 4th– 8th, 2017.

Event Date:
04/09/2017 - 08:30 to 08/09/2017 - 19:00
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This technical abstract is based upon the First Global Integrated Marine...
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Hosted by the Government of the Seychelles in partnership with UNDP and the Global Environment Facility (GEF)

Event Date:
07/06/2017 - 11:00
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Diving of the 13 students in the underwater paths of the MPA Karaburun - Sazani to explore the beauty of the sea.  

Event Date:
28/05/2017 -
10:00 to 16:00
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Awareness and cleaning activities in the frame of the EU Maritime Dy with students, Marine Park Administration and local NGO were carried out in Vlora bay

Event Date:
20/05/2017 -
08:30 to 17:30
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El secretario de Política Ambiental, Cambio Climático y Desarrollo Sustentable, Diego Moreno, DIJO En La Apertura del Encuentro Que “entre los Objetivos del Gobierno del Heno VARIOS Relacionados al

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22 May 2017 - El Ministerio de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sustentable, junto a la Administración de Parques Nacionales y el PNUD, realizaron la Consulta Nacional de Océanos.
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