Marine Geospatial Ecology Lab

The MiCO System

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On April 1st, 2019 the MiCO System launches at the 2nd Intergovernmental Conference on the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Marine Biological Diversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (BBNJ). Underlying the discussions and negotiations for a new international legally binding instrument are important considerations of how areas within and beyond national jurisdictions are connected, highlighted by the movements of charismatic and frequently threatened migratory marine animals.

Read more about how Migratory Connectivity in the Ocean project aims to change the policy track at

By providing a platform of synthesized knowledge about migratory species area use, MiCO bridges the gap between scientists generating data and the fora producing management recommendations and policies.