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24 Aug 2015
Proceedings from the International Conference on Marine Mammal Protected Areas (ICMMPA 3) were recently released, along with the formal announcement of a fourth conference to be held in Puerto Vallarta, México, Nov. 13-17, 2016. The 95-page publication includes summaries of the individual talks, discussions, workshops and side events. ICMMPA 3 had two main goals (1) to ... full text
20 Aug 2015
This is a reminder to complete the WCPA Survey of those interested in presenting content at the IUCN World Conservation Congress that will take place in Hawai'i next year with the Forum session consisting of workshops, knowledge cafes, conservation campus training sessions and posters held at the start of the Congress from 2-5 September. The survey can be found at the f ... full text
16 Jul 2015
The IUCN World Commission on protected areas is in the process of building the membership of a WCPA Task Force to define criteria for Other Effective Area-based Conservation Measures (OECMs) as referenced in Target 11 of the CBD Strategic Plan for Biodiversity.  The aim is to develop a diverse and geographically representative membership as well as establish a smaller steeri ... full text
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