Publicado por: pongpesca | 2018/08/06

Coastal Marine Conservation. Is the tide finally a changin’?

Attendees at the Coastal Marine Conservation event at Marriott Merlin Beach“If nothing is done there will be more plastics (by weight) in the ocean than fish by 2050.
As an island habitat that also thrives on the tourism industry, the health of our local coastal marine ecosystems affect us all. As individuals we are more aware than ever of the detrimental effect of modern growing economies’ dependency on plastics and their environmental impact. The media tends to present a dark view with shocking statistics that make us throw in the towel on the entire gloomy affair. Guilty as charged. But for once they’re right. They really don’t need to exaggerate the environmental issue to induce the public reaction and a sense of responsibility across all sectors from government to business, to local communities.”

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Fonte: The Phuket News, 27 de julho de 2018

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