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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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10-2018
Southern Ocean And Subantarctic Islands Workshop Identifies 15 Candidate Important Marine Mammal Are
06-2018
High Seas International Conference (France) Considers IMMAs As Key High Seas Tool
03-2018
46 New Candidate Important Marine Mammal Areas (IMMAs) For The NE Indian Ocean-SE Asian Seas
11-2017
IMMA Resolution Agreed At CMS CoP
10-2017
Defining Where Whales And Dolphins Live
10-2017
BuiIding Transatlantic Partnerships Among MPAs With Whales And Dolphins
11-2016
ICMMPA4 Opens In Mexico
11-2016
Putting IMMAs On The Conservation Map
11-2016
Ross Sea Region MPA Designation — Largest MPA To Date
10-2016
1st IMMA Workshop Puts Marine Mammal Habitat In The Spotlight
09-2015
New Zealand Protects Vast Kermadec Islands MPA
07-2015
ICMMPA3 Marine Mammal Protected Areas Conference PROCEEDINGS - Available For Free Download
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

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