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Marine Protection

Last Update:2015-12-18

Key Work

Taiwan’s Marine Protected Areas
  1. Setting annual MPA enforcement plan, for concrete management and enforcement.
  2. Timely reviewing the demarcation and management strategy of MPAs under jurisdiction, progressively extending the proportion of “no-take zone” in MPAs.
  3. Gradually promoting MPA networks, to implement marine spatial planning, in order to improve the effectiveness of MPAs.
  4. Establishing classification system of MPAs, and putting signboards at suitable localities along the coast of MPA, to give the effects of warning and propaganda.
  5. Promoting the concept of the marine conservation and sustainable use of resources, enhancing the work of educational outreach in a broader and wider extent.
  6. Adequately introducing collective strengths from communities and civil groups, to establish the mechanism of joint stewardship of MPAs.
  7. Monitoring the ecological environment in the MPAs by means of scientific research or surveys.
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