Report Highlights 'Need for Marine Sanctuaries'

Publication: Australian Broadcasting Corporation

04/01/2009 - Environmentalists in south-west Western Australia say they have more proof marine sanctuaries can save fish species from extinction.


Michelle Grady from the Pew Environment Group says the study on baby orange clownfish has highlighted the need for sanctuaries.

"Little 'Nemo' babies will move off and often settle up to 35 kilometres away and that means in order to protect fish and other marine life we need to make sure we have a network of marine sanctuaries in place, not just one park here or there in an ad hoc manner," she said.

Read the full article Report Highlights 'Need for Marine Sanctuaries' on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Web site.

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