Pew Bertarelli Ocean Legacy

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  • Our Ocean

    This collection of Pew resources covers a range of ocean issues. Among the topics are efforts to end illegal fishing; to encourage creation of large, fully protected marine reserves around the world, including international waters; and to improve the international management of tuna species. Read More

  • A Proposal to Fully Protect the South Sandwich Islands

    South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (SGSSI) sit about 4,000 kilometres north of Antarcticaand 2,700 kilometres east of South America in the South Atlantic Ocean. In 2012, the United Kingdomestablished a sustainable use marine protected area (MPA) around these largely uninhabited islands tomanage the local fishery and protect the globally significant wildlife. Read More

  • See The World’s Newest Marine Protected Area Around Easter Island

    The near-pristine waters surrounding the Chilean territory of Easter Island, which host a vibrant array of sea life and support a centuries-old local culture, will be home to the world’s newest large marine protected area (MPA). At the International Marine Protected Areas Congress in Valpairaso, Chile, Chilean President Michelle Bachelet announced that her government will designate the Rapa... Read More

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