Oceanographic and biological data on display at the Convention on Biological Diversity's Galapagos workshop in August 2012


Areas of the ocean that fall outside of national jurisdiction also fall outside of means for preservation. MGEL is part of initiatives to scientifically define ecologically and biologically significant areas of the high seas in order to internationally protect these areas.

Our work has been in close collaboration with the Convention on Biological Diversity and the Global Oceans Biodiversity Initiative.

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