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Protecting Spain's marine treasures - creating a network of marine protected areas (MPAs)

Madrid / Hamburg, March 2005

WWF Spain has developed and presented a comprehensive evaluation of seascapes and marine biodiversity treasures in the Atlantic and Mediterranean part of Spanish waters up to the offshore limit of jurisdiction. The proposal selected 20 marine offshore and coastal Areas of Prioritised Action (APA) - 8 within OSPAR waters -, with the necessary scientific background information to be selected for nomination to the OSPAR network of MPAs. Read more on WWF Spain's website

* Conservando nuestros paraísos marinos - Propuesta de Red Representativa de Áreas Marinas Protegidas en España
* Tesoros Submarinos page 1 - page 2
* WWF's submission to OSPAR
* Briefing on Galicia Bank