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Breakthrough Study Shows No-take Marine Reserves Benefit Overfished Reefs

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Breakthrough Study Shows No-take Marine Reserves Benefit Overfished Reefs
(May 04, 2021) Findings support global “30 by 30” goal of protecting 30 percent of the ocean by 2030 Study published in the journal Marine Policy shows a no-take marine protected area (MPA) in Kenya was able to compensate for overfishing by increasing and maintaining the growth rate of fish populations by 42% over 24 years  Study compared two common fisheries management approaches - protected area closures and fishing gear restrictions Gear restrictions provided short-term bene...

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