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The need to provide for a growing population is becoming increasingly stressful on our natural resources. There has to be a greater appreciation amongst the people and understanding that our natural resources are limited and that we need to sustainably manage them so that future generations can also benefit from them.

“Yes there are numerous laws, treaties, conventions, rules and standards but some of these lack the infrastructure to be implemented, others are just not properly structured or even known to the citizens of the country or seem to be biased.�

Nektarina (S)pace: You have a double minor - in Marine Ecology and Zoology. If you'd meet someone who has no idea what those two are, how would you explain it to him/her? Rianna Gonzales: Look on any map, over 70% of the Earth is covered by water. Marine Ecology is the scientific study of marine-life, the habitats and populations of plant and animal life as well as the interaction among organisms and the surrounding environments. This field not only looks at the relationship among the organisms in the sea but also the impact of human 21

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Nektarina (S)pace June 2013 Issue  

Nektarina (S)pace June 2013 Issue

Nektarina (S)pace June 2013 Issue  

Nektarina (S)pace June 2013 Issue

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