Post of the Month (May): Does Recreational Fishing Impact Fish Stocks and the Environment?

This month’s post of the month as decided by number of readers was for the first time: Does Recreational Fishing Impact Fish Stocks and the Environment.

Despite this article being published in March it was the most read in May, probably reflecting interest after the release of draft maps for new marine parks for the South West.

You can find out more about the campaign for marine sanctuaries in the South West, and take action online, at Save Our Marine Life.  We are now in the public consultation period for the marine sanctuary network for the South West and with only two of ten critical biodiversity hotspots proposed for protection, it is very important you help out by taking action online!

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).

Welcome to month six of Australia’s ‘year of the oceans’ when a network of new marine reserves right around the country will be established, starting with the unique south west region.

Happy June!

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