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Argentina and Chile Present Proposal for New Marine Protected Area

Argentina and Chile Present Proposal for New Marine Protected Area

Friday November 17, 2017

Argentina and Chile Present Proposal for New Marine Protected Area

During the 36th Meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR), Argentina and Chile presented the recent work they have completed on a proposal for the establishment of a Marine Protected Area (AMP) in the western zone of the Antarctic Peninsula and the Southern Arc of Scotia.

The proposal was presented for the first time in detail before the Scientific Committee of the Commission that is composed of 25 Member States and is the fruit of several years of joint work of scientists of the Argentine Antarctic Institute (more…)