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Cetaceanhabitat.org focuses on the habitat needs of whales, dolphins and porpoises and the creation and management of marine protected areas for cetaceans; it contains a directory of all MPAs and sanctuaries worldwide that feature or include cetacean habitat. The site also contains the latest news on campaigns, proposals and developments relating to marine habitat conservation.


Announcing the new, fully revised 2nd Edition of
'Marine Protected Areas for Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises: A world handbook for cetacean habitat conservation and planning'

by Erich Hoyt


Access the directory of marine protected areas and sanctuaries with cetacean habitat derived from both the first and second editions of Marine Protected Areas for Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises by Erich Hoyt (2005 and 2011 published by Earthscan). To see a list of new MPAs in the directory (post 2nd edition) type “new entry” into the “MPA name” box below.
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12-2014
Important Marine Mammal Areas (IMMAs) Seen As Useful Development By Convention On Migratory Species
11-2014
Third International Conference On Marine Mammal Protected Areas Highlights Importance Of Place And
10-2014
Ross Sea Marine Reserve Turned Down Again By CCAMLR
07-2014
New Zealanders Willing To Pay To Protect Dolphin Habitats
06-2014
Obama To Create World's Largest Highly Protected MPA
12-2013
Economic Study Shows Kiwis Favour Big MPA To Save NZ Dolphin
11-2013
IUCN Marine Mammal Task Force At IMPAC 3 In Marseille France
10-2013
New IUCN Task Force Debuts On Marine Mammal Protected Areas
07-2013
Russia Blocks Global Push For Ross Sea MPA
03-2013
Palau Proposes Comprehensive Marine Protected Area
12-2012
Is Australia Making Phony MPAs?
11-2012
Australia Rolls Out World's Largest MPA Network
11-2012
Ross Sea & Antarctic MPA Talks Fail
10-2012
Big MPAs Extend Ocean Coverage To 2.3%
09-2012
Cook Islands — Delivering On The Promise Of A Big MPA
09-2012
New Caledonia's Big New MPA

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