Monday, January 2, 2012
MPA ACT PASSSED... CELEBRATION TIME
**And with the new year comes a big victory for our inshore seas. With 13% of the worlds land protected and less than .05% of the oceans gaining the same status, the new MPA zones create 36 areas, encompassing about 187 square miles of state waters (~8% of the South Coast), with about 5% designated as fully-protected no-take areas. In short, this is a big victory for our coast lines and allows these areas the ability to flourish with out continued persecution.
Heres a link with basic break down if you want to know more