Sargasso Sea Alliance featured in recent IUCN’s “Marine News” publication
The Sargasso Sea Alliance is featured in the latest edition of “Marine News ”, published by the IUCN Global Marine and Polar Programme (GMPP), which was recently distributed at the International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC3) in Marseille, France. As part of its focus on Marine Protection, this 36-page issue celebrates the choice of 31 new ocean Hope Spots, areas of ocean that merit special protection due to their wildlife and significant underwater habitats. The report features how new research demonstrates the amazing ability of seagrasses to trap atmospheric carbon dioxide. And from whale sharks in the Maldives to western gray whales in Eastern Russia, IUCN reports on GMPP’s work from around the world, as well as that of IUCN’s Regions, Commissions and partners. Click here to read more .