Marine Protected Areas

Strategy

Reef Ecologic are leaders in design, implementation, management and review of Aquatic Reserves and Marine Protected Areas in Australia.

Our Directors and associates were part of a world class team that planned, consulted and implemented the Great Barrier Reef Representative Area Program that led to increased protection of biodiversity and increased no take areas from 4 to 33%.

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Whitsundays Reef Recovery and Public Art Project

Whitsundays Reef Recovery and Public Art Project

Reef Ecologic's Whitsundays Tourism Recovery Project will lead in the design, creation and installation of underwater and inter-tidal interpretive art pieces across the Whitsunday region, coral restoration and educational activities. These projects are designed to support tourism in the region.

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Best Practice Strategic Advice

Best Practice Strategic Advice

Reef Ecologic Directors and associates have worked formally and informally with scientists, diverse industry groups including consultants, conservation, indigenous, legal, developers, ports, shipping, aquaculture, sewage, refinery and Defence to review and improve their governance, environmental performance and compliance.

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Sustainability Plan – Phoenix Islands Protected Area

Sustainability Plan – Phoenix Islands Protected Area

The Phoenix Island Protected Area (PIPA) is responsible for the management of Kanton Island and was required to develop a sustainability plan under the PIPA Management Plan 2015-2020. PIPA worked collaboratively with Reef Ecologic and Arup to build on existing knowledge and conduct expert assessments and consultation at Kanton Island in June 2017.

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Strategic Advice – Vietnam

Strategic Advice – Vietnam

Nha Trang Bay is Vietnam’s most famous seaside resort area, with a reputation for pristine beaches and the best SCUBA diving centre in the country. The Nha Trang Marine Protected Area is the country’s main attraction for snorkelling and SCUBA diving. The centrepiece of this economic drawcard is the coral reefs of the Hon Mun Marine Protection Zone (MPZ).

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