Oceana posts protection victories

Posted by Christine, November 26, 2010

Destructive driftnets are being reduced. Morocco has banned drift netting and Turkey has pledged to eliminate them in 2011.
The Chilean government established a marine protected area around the Island of Sala y Gomez, near Easter Island. Oceana and other groups have been promoting the protection of this area, which still remains virtually unexplored, and which may well be one of the last pristine vulnerable marine ecosystems in the Pacific.
Read more at http://na.oceana.org/en/about-us/our-victories.