Marine reserves around the world

Fully protected ‘no-take’ marine reserves currently cover just 0.65% of the world’s ocean – that’s around 2,336,186 square kilometeres. Here we profile a few marine reserves across the globe – follow the links below for detailed information on each of them.

 

Elkhorn Slough State Marine ReserveElkhorn Slough State Marine Reserve, California

 

 

Aerial of Great Barrier Reef Australia’s MPA network

 

 

Chagos Marine ReserveThe Chagos Marine Reserve, British Indian Ocean Territory

 

 

European lobster  Flamborough Head No-Take Marine Reserve, UK 

 

 

African Penguins Bird Island Case Study  Bird Island Marine Protected Area, South Africa

 

 

Lundy Island  Lundy Island Marine Conservation Zone, UK

 

 

Wrasse - GIMR  Goat Island Marine Reserve, New Zealand

 

 

Landsape of Santa Cruz Island

Channel Islands National marine Sanctuary, USA

 

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