Publicado por: pongpesca | 2018/08/16

Bid to limit commercial fishing in marine parks defeated by Coalition

Australian Marine Conservation Society warns longline tuna fisheries are killing sea turtles in the Coral Sea.“A push by the Greens and Labor to tighten the protection of fisheries in Australia’s marine parks has failed for the second time.
The parties had vowed to reject controversial management plans for the parks proposed by the Turnbull government. But on Thursday the Senate crossbench combined with the Coalition to defeat disallowance motions on the basis that the parks would then be left with no plans in place and no limits on fishing.
In March the environment minister Josh Frydenberg issued management plans for 44 marine parks to replace Gillard-era plans that were suspended when the Abbott government was elected in 2013.”

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Fonte: The Guardian, 16 de agosto de 2018


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