Tagged: Marine Biodiversity

The UN General Assembly is in the process of developing an international, legally-binding treaty on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity. (Credit: Jim Maragos/U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service)

17,000 Marine Species Unprotected

A new study says that more than 17,000 marine species worldwide remain largely unprotected, with the U.S. among the bottom in supporting formal marine protected areas (MPAs) that could safeguard marine biodiversity. (From Science...