Special Article on the Politics of Deep-Sea Coral Conservation

Deep-sea coral conservation is a phenomenon, an intersection that brings deep-sea exploration together with fisheries policy and environmental awareness. Its also the story of grass roots environmental activism grown up to the big leagues.

In 2006, Congress reauthorized the Magnuson-Stevens Fisheries Management and Conservation Act (MSA). What are the implications for deep-coral conservation and research?

There’s a dearth of information about the implications the Magnuson-Stevens reauthorization on the internet, so, Deep Sea News commissioned a special article by Ken Stump of the Marine Fish Conservation Network to tell us all about it. Watch this space. The article will run this Tuesday.

Peter Etnoyer (406 Posts)

PhD candidate at Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi and doctoral fellow Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies.





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2 comments on “Special Article on the Politics of Deep-Sea Coral Conservation
  1. Man what a tease!

    Hey wait, it’s 48 hrs away. But using my son’s arguments for these type of events- we shouldn’t count today (since it’s well under way -12h) and we shouldn’t count Tuesday since it’ll be up early (right?-12h) then it’s only one day away,but we shouldn’t count the nights since we’re musky sleeping (-12h x2) so that’s 0 hrs away! Hey that means the article should be up now! Yay! Oh… Wait.

    Looking forward to the article.

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