Marine and Freshwater
A clearly defined geographical space, recognised, dedicated and managed, through legal or other effective means, to achieve the long-term conservation of nature with associated ecosystem services and cultural values - also applicable to marine protected areas. (Source: IUCN)
In other languages
aire marine protégée
охраняемый морской район
área marina protegida
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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with marine protected area
You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with marine protected area. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.
|Convention on Biological Diversity||1 decision|
|Convention on Migratory Species||1 decision|
|Specially Protected Areas and Biodiversity Protocol||1 article or paragraph|
|Abidjan Convention||1 article or paragraph|
|Jeddah Convention||1 document|
|United Nations Environment Assembly||1 decision|