National Geographic Claims Ocean Zoning Win
The National Geographic published an article discussing “14 Ocean Conservation Wins of 2014.” They include the following:
“Ocean zoning is gaining traction as a management approach. Over 30 countries have embraced ocean zoning as a management tool. The latest is the Blue Halo Initiative in Barbuda, where the Waitt Institute partnered with the local government to develop comprehensive management plans for their waters. After 17 months of community consultations, this resulted in a zoning map that includes protection of 33% of the coastal waters in marine reserves.”
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