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Marine Protected Areas Deemed Largely Ineffective

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Protecting large, isolated areas of no-take zones for over 10 years with strong enforcement is the key to effective Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), according to a letter published this week in Nature

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Past Member (0)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 5:00 am

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Thursday February 13, 2014, 5:07 am
The real problem is that governments create these reserves then fail to supply the money of or the means of protection needed.Why is it that all governments have to be pressured hard before seeing that action is needed.

Nicole W. (649)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 7:58 am
sadly noted~

Winn Adams (218)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 11:54 am
Sad to hear of this news . . . .

Miia Suuronen (44)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 2:23 pm
Päättäjien tulisi ymmärtää asian tärkeys.

gabriele jefferson (148)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 5:22 pm
noted, shared on fb & twitter

Ruth C. (266)
Thursday February 13, 2014, 6:53 pm
So true Alfred.

Past Member (0)
Friday February 14, 2014, 3:31 am
Noted, ty Cal.

Sylvie A. (193)
Friday February 14, 2014, 4:23 am
Notée. Merci.

Fi T. (18)
Friday February 14, 2014, 4:26 am
Do as we should without just thinking about ourselves

Michael M. (61)
Sunday February 16, 2014, 6:17 pm
I have noticed a failure of sufficient enforceent of basic law in the local MPAs I visit each day here on the Pacific coast.

Perhaps until we can end the aggressive wars and war technology, the surveillance state expenditures, , and the public $-losing logging and mining on US public lands, there might come enough appropriations $ to afford rangers to protect these BLM and other public lands and resource management agencies.

In cases which have occurred of the federal govt partnering with indigenous nations in the USA, management has been given over to local tribes.
THere is considerable romm and danger of corrupt activity within some tribal government structures, but investment in plants, animals, and ecosystems are yet a stronger tradition with them than with the rather exploitative oligopoly now controlling many state and federal activities through this nation called USA.
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