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Marine Biology

Learn about conducting research on marine biology using PCC Library resources.

What is a Marine Protected Area?

Some people interpret marine protected areas to mean areas closed to all human activities. Others interpret them as special areas established for conservation, but allowing specific recreation and commercial uses, much like national parks.

In reality, "marine protected area" is a term that encompasses a variety of conservation and management methods in the United States. Read more at the National Marine Protected Area Center Website

Websites about Marine Protected Areas