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Scuba Diver Australasia + Ocean Planet - - Feature: The Ups And Downs Of Marine Protected Are -

MPAs are only ef­fec­tive against le­gal fish­ing, but fail to ac­count for is­sues such as global warm­ing, acid­i­fi­ca­tion, oil spills, plas­tic pol­lu­tion, agri­cul­tural waste and il­le­gal fish­ing

MPAs don’t re­duce fish­ing pres­sure, but sim­ply move it to a dif­fer­ent area

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