Australia Designates World’s Largest No-Take Area

In a move to protect the waters of one of the most remote places on Earth, Australia has designated a giant marine reserve around an island group just outside the Antarctic Circle. At 65,000 km2, the Heard Island and McDonald Islands Marine Reserve is the...

Letter to the Editor

Dear MPA News: Two things caught my eye in reading the article on human dimensions of MPAs in the July issue of MPA News (4:1). First, in the section on the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, Superintendent Billy Causey’s comments about fisheries in the...

Notes & News

In memoriam: Bob Johannes Robert (Bob) Johannes, a champion for the inclusion of traditional knowledge in marine resource management, died on 2 September from a long illness. He was 66 years old. A marine ecologist who spent as much time studying people as fish,...