Sydney Morning Herald: Marine protection has plenty in reserve

VAST tracts of the country’s oceans will be formally declared as protected areas on Friday as part of long-running efforts to establish the world’s largest network of marine reserves.
The federal government will also announce details of $100 million for fishers to compensate for the impact of the reserves. Fishers will also have until July 2014 before restrictions on what practices can take place in the reserves come into effect.
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