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Picking winners in troubled waters – marine reserves

Kent posted in on December 8th, 2011.

Designating ecologically-poor slabs of the ocean — which miners and fishers don’t want — as marine protected areas (MPA) is “ridiculous” a major science journal, Nature, says in an editorial. “Good” MPAs such as those in Hawaii and around the Great Barrier Reef could bring great benefits, from saving individual species from extinction to preserving […]

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