Vulnerable Ecosystems: the significance of marine protection

Thu, 25 July 2024

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Vulnerable Ecosystems: the significance of marine protection

Thursday 25 July, 7 pm on Zoom

Gain insight into the unique biodiversity of a variety of marine ecosystems and the positive impacts of marine protection in these areas.

In this webinar, you’ll hear from guest speakers who will share their understanding of the rich biodiversity and key species in three distinct marine ecosystems. These presentations, a Q&A and interactive polls in the webinar will provide insight into marine protected areas of Antarctica, Fiordland, and northeastern New Zealand.

You can expect to learn about:

- important roles of a range of ocean ecosystems

- key/indicator species in these ecosystems

- how protecting biodiversity builds resilience

- MPAs in polar and temperate climates 

Find out more, read the speaker bios and register via Zoom

This event is part of our Ngā Kōrero webinar series and is made possible thanks to the support of the New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO.