On the 23 May 2019 20 new or extended marine protected areas (MPAs) were declared in South Africa’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).
This brings the level of spatial protection up to 5% of our EEZ.
Addo Elephant National ParkAgulhas BankAgulhas FrontAgulhas MudsAliwal ShoalAmatholeBenguela Muds
Browns BankCape CanyonChilds Bank iSimangalisoNamaqua Fossil ForestNamaqua National ParkOrange Shelf Edge
PE CoralsProtea BanksRobben IslandSoutheast Atlantic SeamountsSouthwest Indian SeamountuThukela