The recommendations from the review into Commonwealth Marine Reserves fall short of the protection required. Add your voice to oppose the reductions before October 11 using our one-click link.
Protecting our marine environment is essential to sustain ‘life as we know it’ on planet Earth. But with an issue this enormous, one that affects all of us, it is very difficult to figure out how best to address it. Diveplanit presents an ‘explainer’.
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…
When is a Marine Park not a Marine Sanctuary? When fishing is allowed in it! 20 of our 30 Marine Sanctuaries enjoy full protection, but 10 are still open to fishing – hardly a Marine Sanctuary!
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