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Reply to: A path forward for analysing the impacts of marine protected areas

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Sala, E., Mayorga, J., Bradley, D. et al. Reply to: A path forward for analysing the impacts of marine protected areas. Nature 607, E3–E4 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-022-04776-0

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