Marine guardians – A novel solution to improving our marine environment
Urlich, Stephen; Fearn, D.; McConaghey, B.; Dickson, H.; Hemingway, S.; Wills, H.; Pillans, J.; Wilkey, S.; McClelland-Petersen, O.; Bentley, M.
New Zealand’s coastal and marine ecosystems are in ecological trouble. In 2016 the Government reported on the state of our seas, as required by the Environmental Reporting Act 2015 (ERA). “Our marine environment 2016” identiﬁed serious and widespread issues with seabed habitat damage and destruction, numerous threatened seabird and marine mammals, and massive loss of topsoil into our coastal waters causing deterioration in water quality and ecosystem services.
Fields of Research0502 Environmental Science and Management; 060205 Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology); 05 Environmental Sciences; 06 Biological Sciences
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