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Marine protected areas on the West Coast

John Kerr posted in on June 17th, 2015.

Almost 10,000 hectares of ocean off the West Coast of the South Island will be protected from damaging commercial fishing. Three new marine protected areas (MPAs) on the West Coast were announced this week by Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy and Conservation Minister Maggie Barry. “These new MPAs will add 9557 hectares to New Zealand’s […]

Marine resources in the media

John Kerr posted in on May 16th, 2012.

The future of resources found on – or under – the seabed surrounding New Zealand has been the focus of media interest this week. This week the Science Media Centre held a briefing for journalists in conjunction with the launch of an  Emerging Issues Paper, Future Marine Resource Use,  from the Royal Society of New Zealand. […]

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