TITLE

REEFGATE: The erosion of scientific credibility under GBRMPA

AUTHOR(S)
STARCK, WALTER
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Ausmarine;May2010, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the negative impact on small commercial fishing industry in the area of the Great Barrier Reef and the 300 criminal convictions of law-abiding recreational fishermen caused by Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA)'s management. It indicates the breaches of scientific ethics and non-compliance by GBRMPA with the requirements for authors in connection with its report published in the PNAS journal. It presents an open letter to the Chairman of GBRMPA that expresses concerns on the factual validity of claims in the report.
ACCESSION #
51080990

 

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