Explore Marine Protected Areas link
WDPA-Marine is dedicated to provide the most comprehensive set of marine protected areas (MPAs) data available.
With less than one percent of the oceans under legal protection, it is essential to maintain a dataset that focuses on MPAs and representation of the diverse species and habitats found in the marine environment.
see also :
- locations of MPAs with Google Earth kml file (courtesy of IUCN)
- Protect Planet Ocean : 1% is not enough!
- petition to create the world's largest MPA around the Chagos Islands in the Indian Ocean