Marine Protected Areas commitment tracker

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    Parties shall endeavour to establish and manage specially protected areas for cetaceans corresponding to the areas which serve as habitats of cetaceans and/or which provide important food resources for them. Such specially protected areas should be established within the framework of the Convention for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea against Pollution, 1976, and its relevant protocol, or within the framework of other appropriate instruments.

  • Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI) on coral reefs, fisheries, and food security.

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    To protect 15% of the marine environment of the Coral Triangle over the next decade (2007-2017)

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  • Pacific Ocean 2020 Challenge

    No countries have committed

    Develop and facilitate the use of diverse approaches and tools, including the ecosystem approach, the elimination of destructive fishing practices, the establishment of marine protected areas consistent with international law and based on scientific information, including representative networks by 2012 and time/area closures for the protection of nursery grounds and periods, proper coastal land use and watershed planning and the integration of marine and coastal areas management into key sectors;




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