Coral Sea – the world's largest marine reserve

12 Июль, 2012

  

Australia plans to build the world's largest network of marine reserves, which will cover 3,1 million square feet. km of the surface ocean.
In the planned marine reserve will be included all the Coral Sea, which lies between Australia and New Guinea, and has numerous coral reefs and islands.

  

  

Since the number of marine reserves off the coast of Australia will be increased from the current 27 zones to 60, that will be more than one third of all the territorial waters of Australia.

By Tony Bourke – Minister for the Environment Australia reported, that in connection with the creation of marine reserves, Government intends to pay compensation to the fishing industry for new restrictions on fishing, which should come into force this year.
Compensation for the fishing industry is estimated to be 100 million Australian dollars, which corresponds to 100 millions of U.S. dollars.

Regions of the ocean, included in the Marine Reserve, plan also will protect against claims oil and gas companies the development of mineral resources.
In areas of the reserve will act tough rules to protect the environment.

 

 

 

Latest entries:

29 причин, why you need to visit Brisbane right now

Queensland is the place for some of the best island adventures [more]

Nuances of obtaining an Australian visa for citizens of Ukraine

Topics, who plans to temporarily or permanently move to Australia, [more]

Holidays in Australia - what to see for tourists?

A trip to the famous green continent leaves no one behind [more]

This abandoned beach is considered the best in Australia, Ch. 2

Naturally, such good places do not remain a secret for a long time. [more]

Top 5 best ski resorts in Australia

Most people associate Australia with heat, large [more]

Beach Resort in North New South Wales, which is becoming increasingly popular

Beach in the north of New South Wales, to which travelers [more]

29 причин, why you need to visit Brisbane right now

Queensland is the place for some of the best island adventures [more]

________________
Самое популярное на сайте:
________________
Latest entries:
________________
Путешествуем на авто по Австралии:
________________