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Marine Protected Area
(English) An area of sea (or coast) especially dedicated to the protection and maintenance of biological diversity, and of natural and associated cultural resources, and managed through legal or other effective means. (See also: protected area, conservation, biodiversity)
Zone Marine Protégée
(French) Région marine ou côtière particulièrement consacrée à la protection et au maintien de la diversité biologique, des ressources naturelles et des ressources culturelles associées, et aménagée avec des moyens efficaces, légaux ou autres. (See also: protected area, conservation, biodiversity)
à rea Marinha Protegida
(Portuguese) Área marinha (ou de costa) especialmente dedicada à protecção e manutenção da biodiversidade, com recursos naturais ou culturais associados. (See also: protected area, conservation, biodiversity)

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