Are marine reserves in Southern California working? Updates on MPA research
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Are marine reserves in Southern California working? Updates on MPA research

Along Southern California and around the Channel Islands, some 50 marine protected areas have been established, encompassing about 350 square miles of state waters. Most of these marine protected areas (MPAs) – 37 of them to be exact – were established under the state’s Marine Life Protection Act and went into effect on Jan. 1, 2012. … Continue reading »