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Connecting People to Marine Environments

Celebrating the World Oceans Day, BIOPAMA Team continues to improve our knowledge of the oceans and makes the best information available to preserve culture and natural marine resources.

Connecting People to Marine Environments

2021 marked the launch of United Nations Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development (2021-2030, Ocean Decade). The theme for World Oceans Day 2021 was “The Ocean: Life and Livelihoods”. Published for the occasion, this Storymap gives an overview on the importance of Marine Protected Areas, their spatial distribution for African, Caribbean and Pacific countries and the role of effectively managed marine protected areas to achieve important biodiversity conservation outcomes. 

Find out more on the Biodiversity and Protected Areas Management Programme and its Reference Information System.

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