A range of resources to learn more about MPAs and Oceans

Explore our Marine Layer in GoogleEarth

Get Google Earth 5.0 with new ocean functionality and explore new layers and tours of MPAs available on Protect Planet Ocean. See fisheries as you have never seen them before, explore the Science of Marine Reserve sites or see the new Marine National Monument sites declared by the United States.

IUCN-WCPA Publications

  • Making It Happen-FR


    Establishing Marine Protected Areas - Making It Happen (Summary Version in French)

  • Making it Happen-Full Tech EN


    Establishing Resilient Marine Protected Area Networks — Making It Happen (Full Technical Version in English)

  • MPA Self Assessment Checklist-English


    Self-Assesment Checklist for Building Networks of MPAs, English version

  • Business Plan to Support the MPA Plan of Action-EN


    Business Plan to Support the MPA Plan of Action, English version

  • High Seas Gems


    High Seas Gems: Hidden Treasures of Our Blue Earth

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