Marine protected areas (MVPs) are the most straightforward way to preserve biodiversity because each increases the endurance of the marine environment from the effects of harmful human activities and climate change.
Oceana works towards a network of diverse and connected sites. Thanks to our expeditions—where we not only research shallow waters, but also deep-sea waters, which are also home to vulnerable sea life—we are able to obtain valuable data that serves as the basis of our conservation proposals.
View UK slideshow from our 2017 North Sea Expedition
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