Response to Carl Safina's Nat Geo "Ocean Views" Post on Closed Area Changes
Recent proposed changes to New England closed areas would benefit both habitat and fishing communities.
WASHINGTON (Saving Seafood) April 4, 2013 -- In his National Geographic “Ocean Views” post, “Square One: New England Fishery Managers Trying to Un-do Decades of Protection” (2/3), Carl Safina, author and founder of the Blue Ocean Institute, argues that proposed changes to marine protected areas will “undo decades of progress.”
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