Marine Seismic Surveys and Turtles: a short review of environmental risk and management

I was recently asked aout the potential environmental risk to marine turtles and sea snakes from seismic surveys. I have to admit to not knowing much about sea snakes (if any readers kinow of work in this area please drop me a comment), but I have spent a considerable amount…

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Musings on the ethics of artificial reef construction

Yesterday I was listening to discussion on the radio about a planned artificial reef near Geographe Bay in the south west of Western Australia. Information on the artificial reef plan can be found at the Fisheries department web site [http://www.fish.wa.gov.au/docs/media/index.php?0000&mr=846]. The commentators were arguing about the costs and benefits of…

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Hello world!

Welcome to the MacroEnvironmental site. MacroEnvironmental is a consulting practise providing services in environmental management. Our practise is focussed on providing technically excellent and pragmatic environmental and business expertise. The business name MacroEnvironmental was chosen to reflect the  larger issues of ecological sustainability and a recognition of the interconnections between the environment…

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