Fishing pressure can surge before marine reserves are created, new study finds; Kevin Begos; Oceana

Timing is everything, even when it comes to California-sized marine reserves.  In 2015, the Phoenix Islands Protected Area, in the central Pacific, was put entirely off-limits to commercial fishing. The protected area, known as PIPA, has been a conservation success — but that success now comes with time-based caveat.

Source: Fishing pressure can surge before marine reserves are created, new study finds

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