Season: 3
Episode: 3

Marine Protected Areas and Other Effective Conservation Measures

Hosted by:

Kira Gee (Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon), Alison Clausen (IOC)


David Obura (IPBES, CORDIO EAST Africa), Nonhle Mngadi (uThukela MPA EbA), Dr Makame Omar Makame (Ministry of Blue Economy and Fisheries, Zanzibar)

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Ocean InSight by MeerWissen
Ocean InSight by MeerWissen
Marine Protected Areas and Other Effective Conservation Measures

Taking stock and looking ahead

Our third episode of Season three discusses what effective protection can and should mean in times of climate change and rapidly developing ocean economies. The Kunming-Montreal Framework for Biodiversity Protection has been celebrated for its ambitious goals, but how can these goals be translated into practice? What are examples of successful MPAs or Other Effective Conservation Measures, and how can challenges be overcome to ensure a coherent approach to protection across geographical scales? We are in discussion with David Obura, IPBES Chair and Founder of CORDIO EAST Africa, Nonhle Mngadi,Senior Project Manager at the uThukela Marine Protected Areas Ecosystems Based Adaptation project in South Africa, and Dr Makame Omar Makame, Director of the Marine conservation department at the Ministry of Blue Economy and Fisheries in Zanzibar. So dive right in and hear what is needed to secure a future for marine biodiversity at the local, national and international level.

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