Some more great news for the Caribbean: New Shark Sanctuary

Shark Sanctuaries Announced Around Dutch Caribbean Islands” (click link for article). Great news all around the Caribbean this week with new MPAS in The Bahamas and a Shark Sanctuary  in the Dutch Islands. It is fabulous to see such a growing support for the protection of some of the most ecologically and economically important ecosystems as well as the organisms within them. This new sanctuary will cover a combined total of 22, 382 square kilometres (8,816 square miles). Please read article for more detail.

 

By | 2015-09-04T14:12:59-05:00 September 4th, 2015|Categories: marine protected areas|0 Comments

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Enie Hensel
Broadly my interests lie in exploring the intertwining interactions between top-down and bottom-up mechanisms that have been anthropogenically impacted in coastal ecosystems. Currently, I am investigating how structure complexity and the presence of top predators affect patch reef fish communities in Abaco, The Bahamas.

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