Practitioner's Toolkit for Marine Conservation Agreements

The Nature Conservancy


This web-based toolkit helps organizations learn about marine conservation agreements, including when they can be used to abate threats to oceans and coasts and how to develop and implement a marine conservation agreement project.


  • Find guidance on evaluating and implementing new in-water marine conservation agreement projects and identify where relevant spatial data can be accessed
  • Learn from in-depth case studies and inventories for over 100 projects
  • Assess the legal and policy frameworks for marine conservation agreements in specific geographies
  • Find information on contacts and funding, publications and presentations, related tools, sample agreements, and conferences

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