Fishing Industry Supports Marine Parks Report – Provides ‘Unlimited Potential’

The SA Marine Parks Management Alliance, which represents commercial fishers in South Australia, today strongly endorsed the report issued by the Centre for Policy Development (CPD), a think-tank linked to marine conservation lobby groups. The report, authored by theoretical economist Catherine Hoisinger showed that South Australia’s proposed marine parks sanctuary areas would generate a net profit of $22.8 million per year in ‘ecosystem services’. Previously the SA Government had calculated there would be a net loss of $63.9 million in implementing them….

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