"100% pure" again used to attack NZ environment recordby Toby Manhire
Ross Sea plans come in for criticism.
The latest is in a blog at the National Geographic site.
On the Geographic's Ocean Views blog, Claire Christian of the Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition writes:
Last month, the NZ cabinet rejected a proposed U.S.-NZ plan to turn a large swath of the Ross Sea, which is part of the Southern Ocean around Antarctica, into a no-take marine reserve. The decision came after years of work — both from New Zealand and from the US, whose scientists and officials are also interested in protecting the Ross Sea. The reason? The compromise plan displaced more fishing than NZ was willing to accept.
Read the rest here.