New Global MPA Guide

Led by Oregon State University researchers, more than three dozen scientists from around the world have produced a guide to help nations better plan, evaluate and monitor marine protected areas set aside to safeguard ecosystems and support a healthy ocean. “The MPA Guide: A Framework to Achieve Global Goals for the Ocean,” published in Science,Continue reading “New Global MPA Guide”

Study Shows Marine Reserves Can Benefit Fisheries

A new study outlines where the benefits of fishing restrictions could enable a fishery to become more productive, even with the closures. The research, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, lays the groundwork for expanding marine conservation alongside fishery catches. The benefits of a well-considered marine protected area (MPA) can bolsterContinue reading “Study Shows Marine Reserves Can Benefit Fisheries”