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Marine Protected Area

Rival Nations Just Created The World's Largest Protected Marine Area

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 10.28.2016 | Green

A massive new marine reserve was created around Antarctica on Friday that will protect some 600,000 square miles of ocean in one of the world’s last...

Saving the World, One Park at a Time

Dr. Cristián Samper | Posted 01.13.2015 | Green
Dr. Cristián Samper

More than 300 terrestrial animal species have been driven to extinction since 1500. The creation and maintenance of well-managed protected areas provide the greatest promise of ending the extinction crisis confronting our Earth's best of the wild.

PHOTOS: Mission Blue Explores Protected Marine Park

Posted 05.29.2012 | Green

From Mavis McRae and Mission Blue: The team’s visit to Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park began with checking in at Park headquarters where the group m...

In Indonesia, Community Patrol Shuts Down Shark Crimes

Greg Stone | Posted 07.11.2012 | Green
Greg Stone

In an incident last week, 33 poachers were caught red-handed within the borders of the Kawe MPA, an area which is under local, regional, and national protection and over 97 percent of which is entirely closed to fishing.

A Pacific Gem, Protected

Ted Danson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ted Danson

Last week was a fantastic week for the oceans. Chile's president announced the creation of a marine reserve around Sala y Gómez Island in the Pacific Ocean that will protect a biodiverse marine habitat larger than Montana.