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Proposed changes to NZ marine protection – Expert reaction

John Kerr posted in on January 13th, 2016.

New types of marine reserves and community decision-making feature in legislation overhauling the protection of New Zealand’s marine life. The Government has opened consultation on a proposed Marine Protected Areas Act, a replacement to the Marine Reserves Act 1971. The proposal outlines four categories of protected areas: Marine reserves Species-specific sanctuaries Seabed reserves Recreational fishing parks […]

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