Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Ban oil, gas, bottom trawling in CANADA'S marine protected areas, panel urges

Image by NOAA.
A panel that has spent the year studying marine protected areas (MPAs) in Canada says no oil and gas development, seabed mining, or bottom-trawling fishing should be allowed within their boundaries.
More here.

New research finds that “marine reserves” – tracts of ocean where fishing is banned – are protecting fish, the coral reefs where they live and vast undersea "gardens," a lot more than once thought. By Larry Powell.

1 comment:

PinP said...

This story is about a year old. FYI

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