News

17/07/2014

Posidonia seagrass: a radio message to make yachters aware of the stakes of its protection

A radio message targeting yachters will be broadcast on Radio Riviera this summer, by the French marine protected areas Agency, associated to MPA managers. The aim of this message is to raise awareness among skippers (...)

A public establishment dedicated to the protection of the marine environment

The Agence des aires marines protégées is a public establishment of an administrative nature created by the law of 14 April 2006 and placed under the governance of the Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy.

The main assignements of the Agence des aires marines protégées are :

  • supporting public policies for the creation and management of marine protected areas in the entirety of French maritime waters
  • running the MPA network
  • technical and financial support of natural marine parks
  • reinforcing French potential in international negotiations concerning the sea.