Marine Protected Areas

There is a common misconception that Marine Protected Areas are bad for local fishers because they restrict fishing in certain areas. But that isn’t true! Well-managed MPAs dramatically increase the number and size of fish in the area, making fishing easier and more lucrative. Protecting our oceans while supporting local fishers is an amazing thing! So play this quiz to learn more about well-managed MPAs and earn points towards a SEED!

What You’ll Learn about Marine Protected Areas and why they’re Important

You’ll learn about the key principles of a well-managed MPA! You’ll also learn about how well-managed MPAs heal the environment, how they support local fishers, and about some historical examples of successful MPAs! Take this quiz to learn the details!

Why We Love This Infographic

This vibrant infographic does a great job of highlighting what makes an MPA well-managed and explaining its benefits. We love how it highlights both their environmental benefits and the benefits for local communities and fishers! Take a look at this infographic, answer some questions, and earn points towards a SEED!

Quiz gratitude:

Thanks to the World Wildlife Fund for this beautiful and nuanced infographic.

Cover photo for this quiz was taken from Wikimedia Commons.

Big thanks to Ross Marotta for creating this quiz.