Save Our Marine Life
Save Our Marine Life

The science of marine sanctuaries

Science supporting the many benefits of marine sanctuaries has been established for many years. Overwhelmingly sanctuaries are now accepted around the world as an essential and proven part of good management of our marine environment. In these four downloadable PDF documents, Save Our Marine Life summarises the science supporting marine sanctuaries and Australia’s new network of marine parks. We also provide a recommended scientific reference list for further reading.

Download: Marine sanctuaries fact sheet

Download: Science of Australia’s new Marine parks

Download: Science of marine sanctuaries

Download: Marine reserves: a scientific reference list

Marine sanctuaries at risk