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Outstanding Whale and Dolphin di- versity in Ankivonjy Marine Protect- ed Area

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Outstanding Whale and  Dolphin di- versity in Ankivonjy Marine Protect- ed Area
(November 19, 2013) To increase marine protected areas (MPA) cover- age in Madagascar (to date, only 0.2% of Mada- gascar’s total marine area is protected through fully gazetted MPAs), the Wildlife Conservation Society has supported since 2010 the creation and management of three new MPAs protecting 463,100 hectares of marine hotspots along Mad- agascar West Coast: Soariake MPA in the South West and Ankarea and Ankivonjy MPAs in the North West. In 2013, WCS Ocean Giants Program Completed a second season o...

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