High Seas Marine Protected Areas

05 November 2005 | Downloads - publication

PARKS Magazine 15.3

The High Seas comprise over 50 % of the world’s ocean and lie beyond the jurisdiction of any nation. Vital to the earth’s biosphere, the High Seas are increasingly subject to human-induced stresses. This edition of PARKS addresses the opportunities and challenges of creating representative networks of High Seas Marine Protected Area (MPAs).