This month’s post of the month as decided by number of readers was: The Economics of Marine Protected Areas – Allen Consulting Group Report shows benefits from Marine Sanctuaries.
First posted in March, 2010, this is back as a post of the month as interest in marine sanctuaries heats up ahead of big decisions from the Federal Government expected early in 2010 about Australia’s national marine parks network – starting with the unique South West region.
This economic report found long term economic benefits were on offer from a network of marine sanctuaries in WA’s southwest.
You can find out more about the campaign for marine sanctuaries in the South West, and take action online, at Save Our Marine Life.
You can discover the amazing marine life and underwater world of the South West in the online flip book Atlantis Found.
Note you can subscribe to the blog by email via the box at the top of the right hand column of this page or follow me on Twitter (@Happy_Squid).
Wishing you a Happy Christmas and a very Happy New Year – 2011 will be the year of Australia’s oceans!