Western Pacific Council Director Says MPAs Must Be Targeted and Scientifically Supported
SEAFOODNEWS.COM by Michael Ramsingh - January 30, 2017
Targeted and scientifically established Marine Protected Areas (MPA) in Pacific waters would have a better chance of attaining specific environmental goals according to Kitty Simonds, the Executive Director of the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council.
Simonds comments explaining this position were published last week on Professor Ray Hilborn’s Cfood blog. They were in response to three specific questions CFOOD posed to fishery scientists about the US government’s use of MPAs...
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