Friday, June 15, 2012

Governments make 'pitiful' progress on oceans

Little has been done to protect marine life since the 1992 Rio Earth Summit, conservation scientists conclude.

On pledges to protect key habitat and restrict the size of fishing fleets, they say progress has been "pitiful".

Their analysis is carried in the journal Science and is being discussed during final preparations for the Rio+20 summit, which opens next week.

Full Story at BBC