Anthropocene Institute’s ProtectedSeas Program
What did you accomplish with your host organization? What was the impact of your work?
Working for the Anthropocene Institute’s ProtectedSeas program allowed me to help the extraordinary legal team with compiling a database of the legal framework that individual marine protected areas have instituted all over the world. From Uruguay to South Georgia, I have explored the marine protected area legislation and management plans put in place to protect and conserve the planet’s precious biodiversity. Working on this project has given me such a unique opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of how various countries govern and manage marine protected areas. The high seas mapper tool that will be the final product of our work should be incredibly helpful for a large variety of people, businesses, institutions, and various MPA stakeholders around the world.Continue reading