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Making marine protected areas work

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Globally consistent surveys of five factors influencing the success of marine protected areas — age, size, isolation, protection and enforcement — reveal that only when all five are present does nature thrive. See Letter p.216

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Figure 1: Five factors for effective protection.

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Halpern, B. Making marine protected areas work. Nature 506, 167–168 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature13053

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