by Sara Holden
This morning on the first day of the annual meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) in Hobart, the chair was asked the question on all our minds – will the East Antarctic Marine Protected Area be adopted this year? “Anything is possible, if we all cooperate”, replied Monde Mayekiso. Well said!
We hope that the cooperation and diplomacy we saw last year that resulted in the creation of the Ross Sea Marine Protected Area, is repeated this year for East Antarctica and the Member States could take a few lessons in cooperation and hope from the wonderful school children from the local Friends School in Hobart.…Continue reading »