marine parks

  • EcoNetwork provides feedback on the Commonwealth Marine Parks Review

    SUMMARY This submission is in response to the Government's request for feedback on the process for reviewing the management of Commonwealth Marine Parks that were established in 2012 as described on your website: http://www.environment.gov.au/marinereservesreview/about “The Commonwealth Marine Reserves Review is underway following the setting aside of the management plans that were scheduled to come into effect in July 2014.” However, there is no specific reason stated on your website for “setting aside of the management plans” less than ...

    Posted at March 3, 2015 | By : | Categories : Marine Parks,Papers & submissions | 0 Comment
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  • Report of marine parks review welcomed

    Media release: EcoNetwork-Port Stephens welcomes the recommendations of the 124-page Independent Scientific Audit Report on NSW Marine Parks released on February 16, 2012. The most fundamental of its many recommendations include: The current system of Marine Parks as established in NSW be maintained and mechanisms be found for enhancing the protection of biodiversity in identified gaps, namely within the Hawkesbury and Twofold Shelf Marine Bioregions. Bringing the governance of the NSW Marine Estate (all marine and estuarine waters ...

    Posted at March 11, 2012 | By : | Categories : Latest News | 0 Comment
  • Face-to-face with Marine Parks panel

    EcoNetwork President Dr Bruce Pease reports that he attended a workshop associated with the Independent Scientific Audit of Marine Parks in NSW at Parliament House in Sydney on 1 December. The workshop sought the response of conservation groups to the submissions and documentation compiled by the Audit with respect to the management of marine parks in New South Wales. Assoc. Prof. Bob Beeton (Chair), Prof. Colin Buxton, Prof. Peter Fairweather, Assoc. Prof. Emma Johnston, Dr. Roberta Ryan, ...

    Posted at December 4, 2011 | By : | Categories : Latest News,Marine Parks | 0 Comment
  • EcoNetwork – Port Stephens Inc. submission to the Independent Scientific Audit of Marine Parks in NSW

    By Dr Bruce Pease 1.    Review the domestic and international commitments to conserving marine biodiversity, current actions for meeting these commitments and the effectiveness of these actions Econetwork Port Stephens Inc. is a sustainability and conservation based network of environmentally concerned citizen groups. While our primary focus is on community and environmental issues in the Port Stephens region, we try to think globally while acting locally. Therefore, we are addressing this state-wide review of marine parks with ...

    Posted at October 2, 2011 | By : | Categories : Marine Parks,Papers & submissions | 0 Comment