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Ponta do Ouro Partial Marine Reserve

Lubombo TFCA, Ponta do Ouro Partial Marine Reserve

Proclamation of Marine Protected Area in Africa’s first Marine TFCA

On 14 July 2009 the government of Mozambique took a significant step in protecting its coastline when it declared a 678km² Marine Protected Area stretching from Ponta do Ouro in the south to the Maputo River Mouth in Maputo Bay in the north and including the Inhaca and Portuguese islands. The Marine Protected Area stretches three nautical miles into sea.

Lubombo TFCA, Maputo Special Reserve, Ndumo Game Reserve, Ponta do Ouro Partial Marine Reserve

Mozambique helped to conserve wild places, develop ecotourism

The conservation of biodiversity and natural ecosystems in Mozambique on Africa's southeastern coast is about to receive supportive grants totalling $33.7 million from the World Bank, the Global Environment Facility and the...

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