Building the world’s biggest MPA: Q&A with Goldman winner Jacqueline Evans

The South Pacific archipelago of the Cook Islands might seem a diminutive site from which to launch and manage the largest multi-use marine protected area (MPA) on Earth. The country’s land area is only 240 square kilometers (92.7 square miles), and fewer than 15,000 people live there full-time.

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Last updated on 01 May 2019

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Cook Islands
Region: 
Oceania