Renewed Push for Australian Marine Sanctuaries

Publication: ABC News-Australia

Author: Sarah Clarke


11/11/2010 - It's home to some of the most unique marine life in Australia and according to scientists its rich diversity of species challenges even that of the Great Barrier Reef.

Despite this, just 1 per cent of the south west coastline from Geraldton in WA to Kangaroo Island off South Australia is protected.

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Michelle Grady is from the Pew Environment Group which commissioned the study and she says the science is now in, and the Federal Government must play catch up.

Listen to the full story, Renewed Push for Australian Marine Sanctuaries on the ABC News-Australia Web site.

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