Sunday, 19 December 2010

New site launched for Victoria's Marine Protected Areas

A new marine website has been launched in Victoria , Australia that provides an interactive guide to the states amazing underwater world.

Explore Underwater Victoria website features a great collection of underwater photographs, videos, educational resources and contacts to local groups.

Monday, 6 December 2010

Call for inclusion of Blue Carbon @ COP16

Blue Carbon Solutions for Climate Change

The Blue Climate Coalition have prepared an open statement to the Delegates of COP16 calling for blue carbon solutions for climate change. The statement highlights yet another of the many vital roles played by coastal ecosystems such as mangrove forests, seagrass meadows, salt marshes and kelp forests – that of carbon sequestration. It also hints at the promising research to understand the role that whales, sharks and fin fish play as carbon sinks.