Agreement on the Conservation of Albatrosses and Petrels

  • Antarctica's Ross Sea may become a Marine Protected Area

    The Ross Sea is regarded as one of the very few substantially unaltered large (650 000 km²) marine ecosystems left in the World. For some time suggestions have been made by scientists and advocacy groups (such as The Last Ocean Charitable Trust ) for...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/24-2011-news-archive/760-antarcticas-ross-sea-may-become-a-marine-protected-area
  • CCAMLR progresses towards Marine Protected Areas in the Southern Ocean

    After two weeks of negotiations in Hobart, Australia on 4 November 2011 the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources ( CCAMLR ) adopted a conservation measure to establish Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in the Southern Ocean....

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/24-2011-news-archive/793-ccamlr-progresses-towards-marine-protected-areas-in-the-southern-ocean
  • No consensus on Southern Ocean MPAs so CCAMLR will try again at an intersessional meeting next year

    The 31st Meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources ( CCAMLR ) was unable to reach the necessary consensus among its 25 members last week on declaring Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in the Southern Ocean. The...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/57-2012-news-archive/1154-no-consensus-on-southern-ocean-mpas-so-ccamlr-will-try-again-at-an-intersessional-meeting-next-year
  • Conserving the Southern Ocean: CCAMLR to hold Marine Protected Area meetings in Germany this month

    The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources ( CCAMLR ) is an intergovernmental organization established by international treaty in 1982 and forms part of the Antarctic Treaty System . From 11-16- July 2013 CCAMLR will hold...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/60-2013-news-archive/1444-conserving-the-southern-ocean-ccamlr-to-hold-marine-protected-area-meetings-in-germany-this-month
  • Another chance to establish Marine Protected Areas in the Southern Ocean?

    The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources ( CCAMLR ) meeting this month in Hobart, Australia ( click here ), will once more consider creating new Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Antarctic waters. Support from several...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/60-2013-news-archive/1527-another-chance-to-establish-marine-protected-areas-in-the-southern-ocean
  • Not this year. CCAMLR does not reach consensus for the third time on proclaiming two large Marine Protected Areas in Antarctic waters

    Efforts by the Commission for the Conservation of Marine Living Resources ( CCAMLR ) to declare two large Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in the Southern Ocean have failed once more with no consensus being reached at the recent meeting of the Commission...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/news-archive/60-2013-news-archive/1554-not-this-year-ccamlr-fails-to-reach-consensus-for-the-third-time-on-proclaiming-two-large-marine-protected-areas-in-antarctic-waters
  • UPDATED Consensus not achieved once again: no new MPAs established in the Southern Ocean by CCAMLR this year

    The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources ( CCAMLR ) completed its 33rd round of annual meetings in Hobart, Australia last week. On the agenda - for the fourth year running - were proposals for new Marine Protected Areas...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/1932-consensus-not-achieved-once-again-no-new-mpas-established-in-the-southern-ocean-by-ccamlr-this-year
  • No new Marine Protected Areas again but CCAMLR and ACAP renew their Memorandum of Understanding

    The Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources ( CCAMLR ) was established by international convention in 1982 with the objective of conserving Antarctic marine life. The 34th Annual Meetings of CCAMLR were held in Hobart,...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/2337-no-new-marine-protected-areas-again-but-ccamlr-and-acap-renew-their-memorandum-of-understanding
  • A high-seas Marine Protected Area in Antarctica’s Ross Sea is declared after five years of negotiation

    as one of the very few substantially unaltered large marine ecosystems left in the World ( click here ). The Ross Sea Marine Protected Area; KRZ and SRZ are research fishing zones, the rest (i - iii) are "no take" CCAMLR delegates from New Zealand,...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/2615-a-high-seas-marine-protected-area-in-antarctica-s-ross-sea-is-declared-after-five-years-of-negotiation
  • A very large Marine Protected Area is created in the Southern Ocean by France

    France has announced the creation of a very large Marine Protected Area (MPA) around its sub-Antarctic islands in the southern Indian Ocean. The new MPA will give added formal protection to the ACAP-listed albatrosses and petrels that forage within it,...

    https://www.acap.aq/en/news/latest-news/2747-a-very-large-marine-protected-area-is-created-in-the-southern-ocean-by-france

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