PORTUGAL - 1st continental marine protected areas | WWF

PORTUGAL - 1st continental marine protected areas

Posted on 01 September 1998    
Arrabida and Berlengas archipelago have been designated as the 1st continental protected areas in Portugal. A new law decree preserves the geological resources of Arrabida from further exploitation. The Berlengas reserve is important for birds using the north Atlantic migratory flyway.

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