Entries by Katharine Mill

Transatlantic MPA partnership project hosts session at International Marine Protected Areas Congress, Chile

The Transatlantic MPA project hosted several events at the International Congress on Marine Protected Areas, IMPAC4 , in La Serena-Coquimbo, Chile, from 4-8 September 2017. On 5 September, the project team introduced the aims and activities of the EU-funded project at the session, ‘Towards a Transatlantic Partnership of Marine Protected Areas’. Several partners from the […]

Marine Mammals Twinning workshop: sharing good practice and deciding focus on whales

A first technical workshop for the Marine Mammals’ Protection Twinning (“a way to enhance transatlantic cooperation between MPAs”) took place in Saint-Martin, French West Indies, on 15-17 May 2017. The participating partners – who attended either in person or via a weblink – presented their respective MPAs, shared their expectations of the twinning project, and […]

Transatlantic MPA project at IMPAC4, Chile

The Transatlantic MPA Partnership project will be attending the International Marine Protected Areas Congress in La Serena – Coquimbo, Chile, on 4-8 September 2017. Come and meet us at the following events: Tuesday 05/09, 14:00 @ Salon Bahia 2: Towards a transatlantic partnership of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) Wednesday 06/09, 15:30 @ Oceans Pavilion: The Transatlantic […]

Second twinning project gets under way: MPAs and resilience

The second of three twinning projects being launched through the Transatlantic MPA Network has started, with a first meeting of the partners in New Jersey, hosted by the Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve from 9-11 May 2017. The Transatlantic MPA Resilience Twinning Project aims to improve cooperation between marine protected areas in the Atlantic […]

Three twinning projects confirmed; begin activities

The EU-funded Transatlantic MPA Network project has started work on three twinning projects to build partnerships between managers of marine protected areas (MPA) around the Atlantic. The twinning projects aim to build partnerships across the Atlantic and contribute to better MPA management effectiveness for improved conservation of marine ecosystems. The projects were designed to address […]