Sun, 14 April 2019
We see Marine Protected Areas being designated left, right, and centre. We always hear about the percentage of the area of the Oceans that are being designated. There is a reason for that. It's because of the Convention Of Biological Diversity at the meeting in Aichi, Japan (Target 11) that calls for nations to protect 10% of the Ocean.
A recent paper calls out nations for focusing too much on the percentage instead of evaluating the type of biodiversity that is being protected.
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