Argentina and Chile committed to a marine protected area west of the Antarctic Peninsula

In 2017, CCAMLR presented the project. Since 2002, the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources has sought to develop a system of marine protected areas in Antarctica to conserve biodiversity and use resources in the area rationally and responsibly.

Due to several land and sea border disputes, relations between Argentina and Chile have not always been smooth.

Now there is a chance for this rivalry to turn into a biodiversity milestone with the joint proposal to establish a marine protected area in the waters adjacent to the West . . .

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