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Ecosystems

Our Work on Marine and Coastal Conservation

From the Canadian Arctic to the southern tip of Mexico, North America is home to an extensive network of Marine Protected Areas. This video sheds light on the vital role MPAs play in sustaining communities, providing recreational experiences, serving as living laboratories, and in conserving important species and their habitats.

Tools and Resources

Discover North America’s Marine Protected Areas

MPAs not only help us protect marine life, they also give people an opportunity to connect to nature, serve as living laboratories for scientists working to understand the marine environment, and provide sustainable livelihoods to local communities.

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