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.