Marine Protected Areas News

Top 10 HAPPY environmental stories of 2016

As always, Mongabay covered a mix of environmental stories this year. While some species went extinct, several new species were discovered. Some forests were wiped out, but others were restored. Below, we take a look…

Cambodia declares first-ever marine protected area

Cambodia’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has approved the country’s first-ever marine protected area in the waters of the Koh Rong Archipelago. The 405-square-kilometer (about 156-square-mile) Marine Fisheries Management…