The protection in the Commonwealth Marine Reserves – our 2012 proclaimed world class network of marine sanctuaries – is to be gutted by Parks Australia’s review in a massive step backwards.
There are a few reasons why you might want to dive in American Samoa: it has no less than six marine sanctuaries, it’s remote – but not that remote, and it has the BIGGEST CORALS IN THE WORLD!
Everyone loves Shelly Beach and Fairy Bower, so why do we only have one marine sanctuary in the whole of Sydney? What if we had 10 such aquatic sanctuaries? Imagine waking up to that headline! Want to help make that a reality? Read on…
Confused by what’s happening to the NSW Marine Park? Re-zoning of sanctuaries and amnesties on not being able to fish? Me too. Not surprisingly though – there does seem to be a concerted effort to bamboozle the public on this one