The Last Ocean calls for protection of the entire Ross Sea, the most pristine marine ecosystem on Earth.
Latest News Tuesday 21 May 2013The road to Bremerhaven - crucial time for the Last Ocean
In two months time 25 CCAMLR nations will gather in Bremerhaven, Germany to
decide whether or not to establish a large marine protected area in the Ross Sea.
The MPA is based on a joint proposal submitted last year by NZ and US and
while it covers a considerable area, it still allows for commercial fishing
in the Ross Sea. This proposal is an important first step, but does not go far
enough and offer the Ross Sea the full protection it deserves. It is vital that we
maintain our voice in this debate in the lead up to CCAMLR so that no further
compromise is made. The lead up to Bremerhaven is our big opportunity to
make a difference - but we need your help! Read more..
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