Weddell Sea Marine Protected Area

In September 2012, German ministerial representatives decided at a national preparatory meeting for the 31st CCAMLR Meeting, that Germany should take the lead in developing a marine protected area in the region of the Weddell Sea.

Our infographic describes in detail how the Weddell Sea Marine Protected Area (WSMPA) has developed from its beginnings to the present day, through the scientific milestones and the political negotiations.