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Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are wonderful tools that can help replenish fisheries and maintain biodiversity within their boundaries; however, MPAs are quite expensive. Funding of each MPA can determine whether it will function properly as operational costs, such as enforcement, matter to the sustainability of the MPA.

I have the pleasure of interviewing John Bohorquez, a PhD student at Stony Brook University, who is studying finances of MPAs. I talk to him about how MPAs are financed and how the areas areas are funded.

Enjoy the Podcast!!!

What did you think about the financing of MPAs? Let me know in the Facebook Group.

Do you want to learn more about John’s Career and his thoughts on crowdfunding MPAs in the future? Check out his Deep Dive episode in the Patreon Community.

Citations

[1] .... http://www.speakupforblue.com/group[2]Andrew Lewin is creating a podcasting network for Marine Science, Conservation and Ocean- | Patreon .... http://www.speakupforblue.com/patreon[3]Speak Up For The Ocean Blue : SUFB 552: Paying For Marine Protected Areas With John Bohorquez .... http://scicon.libsyn.com/sufb-552-paying-for-marine-protected-areas-with-john-bohorquez