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Implementación del Área Marina Protegida Punta Tombo, la mayor colonia de pingüinos de Magallanes del Planeta.
by GLOBAL PENGUIN SOCIETY (GPS) (Civil society organization)
Implementación del Área marina Protegida Punta Tombo. GPS ha promovido, financiado y liderado el proceso técnico y político para la creación de esta área marina sobre aguas jurisdiccionales de la Provincia del Chubut pero con efecto sobre aguas nacionales hasta las 12 millas marinas. La ley de creación fue promulgada en 2016. El compromiso consiste en trabajar con el Gobierno del Chubut para avanzar en la planificación e implementación efectiva de esta Área marina protegida de 30.000 has.
Progress reports
By 2025, prevent and significantly reduce marine pollution of all kinds, in particular from land-based activities, including marine debris and nutrient pollution
Type of commitment
  • Coastal clean-ups
  • Management of ship-based pollution and/or port waste management
By 2020, effectively regulate harvesting and end overfishing, illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing and destructive fishing practices and implement science-based management plans, in order to restore fish stocks in the shortest time feasible, at least to levels that can produce maximum sustainable yield as determined by their biological characteristics
Type of commitment
  • Reduction and elimination fishing practices and gear that destroy/degrade marine habitat
  • Science-based fisheries management plans
  • Ecosystem approach to fisheries (EAF)
By 2020, conserve at least 10 per cent of coastal and marine areas, consistent with national and international law and based on the best available scientific information
Type of commitment
  • Multiple use marine protected area
Increase scientific knowledge, develop research capacity and transfer marine technology, taking into account the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission Criteria and Guidelines on the Transfer of Marine Technology, in order to improve ocean health and to enhance the contribution of marine biodiversity to the development of developing countries, in particular small island developing States and least developed countries
Type of commitment
  • Scientific, socioeconomic and interdisciplinary research
  • Research capacity development
  • Scientific cooperation
Enhance the conservation and sustainable use of oceans and their resources by implementing international law as reflected in UNCLOS, which provides the legal framework for the conservation and sustainable use of oceans and their resources, as recalled in paragraph 158 of The Future We Want
Type of commitment
  • Activities to develop the capacity of States towards broader participation in and effective implementation of UNCLOS and its implementing Agreements
Interaccion con gobierno
Generacion de informacio cientifica para planificacin
Financing (in USD)
50,000 USD
Staff / Technical expertise
publicaciones cientificas e informes tecnicos
Other, please specify
Reuniones y talleres con agentes Gobierno
Basic information
Time-frame: 01/2017 - 12/2018
Global Penguin Society (Civil Society Organisation)
Ocean Basins
  • South Atlantic
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Pablo Garcia Borboroglu, Dr. en Biologia (Investigador CONICET) / Director Global Penguin Society, globalpenguinsociety@gmail.com, +54 280 154274371
Puerto Madryn, Chubut, Argentina
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