Tuesday, 3 November 2015

NZ marine conservation pioneer dies

Vry sad news..  He lllleaves behind an amazing legacy; the Goat Island Marine Reserve.

The scientist who drove the establishment of New Zealand's first marine reserve has died.

Dr Bill Ballantine was a key player in the founding of the country's original "no take" marine reserve, created at Leigh, north of Auckland, in 1977.


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