Events overview

Title (Name of event - max 250 characters)Third International Marine Protected Areas Congress
Start dateMonday 21 Oct 2013
End dateSunday 27 Oct 2013
Location - (max 50 characters)Marseilles and Corsica, France

Marine ecosystems and biodiversity bring strategic benefits, including securing food, developing economies and regulating the global climate. Marine protected areas are instrumental in containing the loss of biodiversity and in ensuring human activities are carried out in a sustainable way.

Creating a worldwide network of marine protected areas cannot occur without a cultural, philosophical and social shift in our relationship to the sea : we need to augment humankind with oceankind.

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