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The management of Raja Ampat conservation area in Papua was recently lauded by countries joined in the Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries, and Food Security (CTI-CFF). Click on the link below to read the full article....
NASA's Terra satellite analyzed Hurricane Walaka in infrared light as continued to lash the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument in the Central Pacific Ocean. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
The Earth Law framework goes beyond the traditional methods of “resource” management to provide a clear legal mandate for managing protected areas as part of a system,and as part of the whole that humans are also a part of. Click on the link...
Existing MPAs in the equatorial eastern Pacific region form a relatively well-connected network for corals: at least 40% of coral larvae released per year from these MPAs should stay within the network. But more coastal MPAs are needed to improve...
We conclude that there is a strong priority case for surface to seabed protection within MPAs, and that this should be the default, precautionary approach to safeguard intact ecosystems with as near to natural function as possible. Click on the link...
This report outlines the process undertaken to define and describe the special, unique marine areas of Fiji. These special, unique marine areas provide an important input to decisions about, for example, permits, licences, EIAs and where to place...
...partially protected MPAs can be easier to designate than no-take areas. The partial protection indicates to resource users that socioeconomic and conservation objectives have been balanced. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
...research published in the journal Science warns that climate change is already compromising these benefits through changes in stock productivity and location. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
Palau has a rich heritage of conservation that has evolved from the traditional moratoria on fishing, or “bul”, to more western Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), while still retaining elements of customary management and tenure. In 2003, the Palau...
Scientists aboard the Exploration Vessel Nautilus will explore seamounts in Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument from Sept. 15 through Oct. 1, 2018. Click on the link below to read the full article.