WA Scientists Call for Whale Sanctuary

Published in The West Australian, Monday 22 March 2010

Camden Sound – the perfect candidate for a large marine sanctuary

When it comes to protecting WA’s coasts and oceans, size matters. Our marine environment bridges the tropical and the temperate, making it truly unique in scale and diversity, but also equally challenging to protect. The Kimberley epitomises this difficulty—the region is large, biodiverse, under increasing development pressure, and—currently—without a marine park.

Continued at Numbat News here

Article signed by:
Curt Jenner, Managing Director, Centre for Whale Research Western Australia
Prof. Jessica Meeuwig, Director, Centre for Marine Futures, University of Western Australia
Micheline Jenner, Principal Biologist, Centre for Whale Research Western Australia
Dr. Hugh Finn, Research Fellow, Murdoch University Cetacean Research Unit
Associate Professor Robert McCauley, Centre for Marine Science and Technology, Curtin University
Simon Allen, Research Fellow, Murdoch University, Cetacean Research Unit
Dr. Chandra P. Salgado Kent, Centre for Marine Science and Technology, Curtin University
Dr. Lars Bejder, Research Fellow, Murdoch University, Cetacean Research Unit
Associate Prof. Euan Harvey, School of Plant Biology, University of Western Australia
Dr. Kris Waddington, Research Fellow, Centre for Marine Futures, UWA

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