A Quick Guide to 4 Conservation Terms

4 marine conservation terms easily explained in 4 minutes

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1 — Marine Protected Areas

Marine Protected Areas or MPAs are protected areas in the ocean often along coastlines or they surround one of more islands. Currently there are 17,855 MPAs covering 7.91% of the ocean. The majority of the MPAs are within waters controlled by one country. Few are in the…