Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park Wins Prestigious Global Ocean Refuge Award

The Hon. Romauld Ferreira, Minister of Environment & Housing

By Deandrea Hamilton

Indonesia –  On Monday, October 29,  at the 2018 Our Ocean Conference, where representatives from nations around the world and hundreds of marine conservationists are gathered, Marine Conservation Institute announced that the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park in The Bahamas earned a Platinum Global Ocean Refuge Award. Joining a prestigious group of ten marine protected areas (MPAs) that comprise the Global Ocean Refuge System means that Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park (https://globaloceanrefuge.org/refuges/exuma-cays-land-and-sea-park) meets the highest science-based standards for biodiversity protection and best practices for management and enforcement. This strongly protected blue park makes an outstanding contribution to saving marine life for future generations.  Read more >>

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