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Towards a Global Network of MPA Managers

Expanding network collaborations Over the last four years, the Networks Twinning initiative has made substantial strides in cultivating an extensive network of MPA manager networks worldwide. This progress has been marked by the inclusion of new partners eager to...

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Marine Mammals Twinning: Lasting Impact and Resources

A core aim of the Marine Mammal Twinning was to “provide MPA managers with a toolbox (a self-assessment tool to ‘track’ the integration of marine mammals into MPA management plans and a checklist)” whilst “building the technical capacities of MPA managers by sharing...

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Towards Resilient MPAs: R-SAT Training of Trainers in Mexico

More than 20 marine protected area (MPA) professionals joined a ‘training of trainers’ event organised by the Ocean Governance project’s Resilience twinning in Cancun, Mexico, from 5 to 7 October 2023. It followed similar capacity-building workshops in the USA, Brazil...

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The Marine Mammals Twinning Final Partners’ Workshop

From October 16 – 18, the Marine Mammal Twinning hosted its final partners workshop, in collaboration with Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary in Scituate (MA), United States of America. In total, over 15 MPA managers, marine mammal experts, and researchers,...

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EU Ocean Governance Project’s Global Conference

From 20-22 September, the EU Ocean Governance (OG) project held a Global Conference in the city of Tarragona, Spain. This event brought together over 70 marine protected area (MPA) managers and project partners from more than 30 countries in the Atlantic Ocean,...

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Images: (top) Balambangan Island in Tun Mustapha Park, Malaysia. Credit: Eric Madeja.