Thursday, October 28, 2010

Sustainable Seas Finger on the Scale

Come here Watson I need you. A clear case of greenwashing, I presume.

The headline is this: Green Groups Criticize Kimberley Marine Parks in Australian Geographic.

Wait. Before we jump all over the Western Australian officials let's get the whole picture. But of course we are wary. There will always be people, organizations, and businesses jumping on the feel good conservation bandwagon with great claims of loving nature. On closer examination or with time their affections appear shallow.

However, there are also strident environmental groups who will never be satisfied, or who are unable to even acknowledge a step in the right direction if it's not everything they want. Not sure if all or any of that even applies here. Balance would be best, with maybe a discreet sustainable seas finger on the scale.

Read more here.

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