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Definition(s)

Un espacio geográfico claramente definido, reconocido, dedicado y gestionado, por medios jurídicos u otros medios eficaces, para lograr la conservación a largo plazo de la naturaleza con los correspondientes servicios de los ecosistemas y los valores culturales – también es aplicable a las áreas marinas protegidas. (Fuente: UICN)

In other languages

English
marine protected area
French
aire marine protégée
Ruso
охраняемый морской район
Árabe
محمية بحرية

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with área marina protegida

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Protocolo ZEPIM
Convenio de Abidjan
Convenio de Jeddah
United Nations Environment Assembly

Multimedia

UNESCO’s Marine World Heritage

Case Study - In situ conservation - Marine Protected Areas in the Mediterranean

In situ conservation - Protecting the Protected Areas: Partnering to Expand the Most Precious 17% of the Planet