Aichi target 11

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Nations have just one more year to reach the global marine conservation goal to protect 10 percent of the world’s oceans by 2020. Although 7 percent is already legally protected, many new declarations are massive, offshore areas...
In 2010, Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) adopted the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011–2020, and its 20 Aichi Biodiversity Targets, to catalyze national and international conservation efforts and reverse negative...
The world needs a new international protected area target based on scientific evidence, according to a team including University of Queensland scientists.
An international study published today in the journal Science argues that the current international target for the protected area estate, accepted by over 190 nations, is failing. click on the link below to read the full article. 
The technical workshop brought together key stakeholders:  state-based protected area managers, the Palau Conservation Society, Palau PAN Office, The Nature Conservancy Palau and Palau National Marine Sanctuary and enabled them to share and...
At least 15% of the world’s inland surface water areas are covered by protected areas, according to a new study from the JRC...The study...presents the first global assessment of the percentage of inland open surface waters that are in protected...
Our results show that more than half of the respondents indicated that there are still significant challenges to be addressed in achieving equitably managed PAs, particularly in ensuring effective participation in decision-making, transparent...
The spotlight was on the Pacific islands at the Protected Areas day during the 14th Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP14) in Sharm El Sheikh.Click on the link below to read the full article. 
This is a major step towards achieving Target 11 and will be an important legacy from the meeting. Recognition of ‘conserved areas’ will contribute not only to coverage targets but also to ecological representation, important areas for biodiversity...
A record surge in the creation of marine protected areas has taken the international community close to its goal of creating nature refuges on 17% of the world’s land and 10% of seas by 2020, according to a new UN report. Click on the link below to...