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Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) adopted 20 targets, known as the Aichi Targets, to benchmark progress towards protecting biodiversity. These targets include Target 11 relating to Marine Protected Area coverage and the World...
In 2005, the government of Fiji committed to protecting at least 30% of Fiji’s marine areas using ‘comprehensive, ecologically representative networks of MPAs [marine protected areas], which are effectively managed and financed’. 3 In order to...
Marine protected areas (MPAs) are a primary management tool for mitigating threats to marine biodiversity. MPAs and the species they protect, however, are increasingly being impacted by climate change.  Click on the link below for more...
Throughout human history, people have used art to elevate our passions and inspirations. Across the Pacific there is perhaps no greater form of inspiration than the ocean, which has both connected and provided for these island and coastal...
The Pacific Remote Islands National Marine Monument (PRI Monument)... comprises a series of islands and atolls in such a remote area of the Pacific Ocean... Unfortunately for marine life, the 9,000-plus miles between Washington, DC and the PRI...
Managed marine protected areas are an effective tool in coastal ocean conservation. They are also ripe to be included in investment structures. The upsides for everyone may help push the protected area of the world"s seas from 2% to 30% by 2030....
The Yavusa Navakavu yester­day marked its 21st anniver­sary of the Navakavu Ma­rine Protected Area (MPA). Click on the link below to read the full article. 
A MARINE protected area is an internationally recognized area of ocean (or of land and ocean combined) where human activities such as tourism, development and fishing are managed to ensure sustainability. Research has proven that balancing the...
Vatu-i-Ra Conservation Park has been dubbed as Fiji"s biggest conservation park covering an area of 110 square kilo­metres. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
they can't do their job of protecting aquatic ecosystems if people fail to respect their boundaries. Click on the link below to read the full article.