WA creates first oceanic marine park without a sanctuary zone

A snubfin snapped by Dr Deb Thiele, one of the scientists who has campaigned for a sanctuary zone in the marine park.  Photo: Dr Deb Thiele

A snubfin snapped by Dr Deb Thiele, one of the scientists who has campaigned for a sanctuary zone in the marine park. Photo: Dr Deb Thiele

WA has just had its newest marine park created – but also the first oceanic marine park not to contain a sanctuary zone, despite the pleas of experts to include one.

Read more at WAtoday.

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