Written by: John B. Davis, EditorMPA News -- Global News and Analysis on Marine Protected Areas A new online collection system for MPA user fees – gathering entrance charges, annual passes, day passes, dive tags, and other payments – is available to help managers collect the fees safely and … [Read more...] about New online system is available to collect MPA user fees safely and easily; developed by former Bonaire National Marine Park manager
The total investment in coral reef management and conservation is hard to calculate; a recent study suggests that less than U$S 350 millions have been allocated worldwide to implement, enforce and monitor coral reefs conservation in 2016. On the other hand, coral reefs and associated environments, … [Read more...] about Why to sell Marine Park Users Fees makes sense
St. Maarten Nature Foundation Press Release Since 1997, the St. Maarten Nature Foundation, together with other islands of the Dutch Caribbean, has been the worldwide example for charging an environmental user fee to users of the National Marine Parks. However, the current dive tag system has … [Read more...] about Nature Foundation First To Launch Online Marine Park Tag System!