Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels

  • Marine Protected Areas supporting ACAP-listed species

    The Albatross and Petrel Agreement aims to improve the protection of listed species both on land and at sea. The development and proclamation of Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) or their equivalents surrounding localities where ACAP-listed species breed...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/resources/management-plans/1083-mpa-acap
  • Ramsar Sites supporting breeding populations of ACAP-listed species

    The Convention on Wetlands, signed in Ramsar, Iran in 1971, is an intergovernmental treaty which provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources. There are...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/resources/management-plans/1081-an-inventory-of-ramsar-sites-supporting-breeding-populations-of-acap-listed-species
  • World Heritage Sites supporting ACAP species

    "Heritage is our legacy from the past, what we live with today, and what we pass on to future generations. Our cultural and natural heritage are both irreplaceable sources of life and inspiration. Places as unique and diverse as the wilds of East...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/resources/management-plans/1080-an-inventory-of-world-heritage-sites-supporting-acap-species
  • UPDATED 26 June: World Heritage Convention inscribes Japan's Ogasawara Islands, good news for Short-tailed Albatrosses

    On Friday 24 June the World Heritage Committee meeting in its 35th Session in Paris, France inscribed the Ogasawara Islands, Japanese islands situated some 1000 km south of the country's main archipelago, on UNESCO's World Heritage List for the wealth...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/24-2011-news-archive/1014-world-heritage-convention-set-to-help-conserve-short-tailed-albatrosses-on-japans-ogasawara-islands
  • UPDATED. Delegates to the Seventh ACAP Advisory Committee meeting go on outings to Île de Ré to see birds and to the fortifications of Saint-Martin-de-Ré

    Most of the delegates attending the Seventh Meeting of ACAP's Advisory Committee in La Rochelle, France this week took a day off for field outings on the Thursday. Boarding a bus we travelled west to Île de Ré where we visited the Lilleau des Niges...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/60-2013-news-archive/1380-delegates-to-acap-advisory-committee-meeting-go-on-an-outing-to-ile-de-re-to-see-birds-and-the-extensive-fortifications-of-saint-martin-de-re
  • The Advisory Committee decides to compile the ACAP Breeding Site accounts into a single document

    To date, 82 illustrated accounts of sites which support a breeding population of at least one ACAP-listed species have been posted to ACAP Latest News since February 2013. All known breeding sites for Argentina, Australia, Ecuador, Mexico, Norway and...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/2489-the-advisory-committee-decides-to-compile-the-acap-breeding-site-accounts-into-a-single-document
  • France proposes its sub-Antarctic Islands for the World Heritage Tentative List

    Eight Australian, New Zealand and United Kingdom islands and island groups in the Southern Ocean are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites ( click here ). N ews is now in that France may be adding to this total in time, as it has placed its four...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/2498-france-proposes-its-sub-antarctic-islands-for-the-world-heritage-tentative-list
  • POTUS expands Papahānaumokuākea to create the World’s largest Marine Protected Area

    United States President Barack Obama (aka POTUS ) last week expanded the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument around the North-western Hawaiian Islands to 1 508 870 km 2 , increasing the original monument by more than 1.15 million square...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/2566-potus-expands-papahanaumokuakea-to-create-the-world-s-largest-marine-protected-area
  • France has submitted its nomination file for listing its sub-Antarctic islands by the World Heritage Convention: decision expected next year

    The Terres australes antarctiques françaises ( TAAF ) has applied for the inscription of France’s sub-Antarctic islands (Amsterdam, Crozets, Kerguelen and St Paul) on the List of Natural Sites of UNESCO’s World Heritage Convention ( WHC ). The...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/latest-news/3030-france-submits-its-nomination-file-for-listing-its-sub-antarctic-islands-by-the-world-heritage-convention-decision-expected-next-year
  • France’s sub-Antarctic islands will be considered for World Heritage status in July this year

    Terres australes antarctiques françaises ( TAAF ) submitted its nomination for the inscription of France’s sub-Antarctic islands ( Amsterdam , Crozets , Kerguelen and Saint-Paul ) on the List of Natural Sites of UNESCO’s World Heritage Convention ( WHC...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/latest-news/3265-france-s-sub-antarctic-islands-will-be-considered-for-world-heritage-status-in-july-this-year
  • Good news for albatrosses and petrels: France’s sub-Antarctic islands are now a World Heritage Site

    Terres australes antarctiques françaises ( TAAF ) submitted France’s nomination for the inscription of its sub-Antarctic islands ( Amsterdam , Crozets , Kerguelen and Saint-Paul ) on the List of Natural Sites of UNESCO’s World Heritage Convention ( WHC...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/latest-news/3343-good-news-for-albatrosses-and-petrels-france-s-sub-antarctic-islands-are-now-a-world-heritage-site
  • France's Amsterdam Island joins the Word Albatross Day ‘Banner Challenge’

    Jérémy Dechartre, CNRS-CEBC ornithologist and marine mammologist currently based on France’s Amsterdam Island in the southern Indian Ocean with the 70th Mission on the project "Birds and Marine Mammals, Sentinels of Global Changes in the Southern...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/latest-news/3385-france-s-amsterdam-island-joins-the-word-albatross-day-banner-challenge

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