New marine nature reserves offer double benefit - Boot

Ardyn freillt varrey noa chebbal vondeish dooble - Boot

Nuy ynnydyn enmyssit dy oikoil myr Ardyn Freillt Marrey

Oddagh cur er bun nuy Ardyn Freillt Marrey (AFM) mygeayrt coose Vannin cur vondeish da coadey as da eeasteyryn ayns traa - rere yn Shirveishagh Chymmyltaght.

Ta enmyssey nuy ardyn noa er chooney lesh Ellan Vannin dy chooilleeney e churrym, rere Coardail ny Ashoonyn Unnaneysit er Bea-Neu-Chaslys, dy choadey 10% ec y chooid sloo jeh ardyn y choose as ardyn marrey liorish 2020.

T'eh geiyrt er croo chied ard freillt dooghys yn Ellan, ayns Baie Rhumsaa, ayns 2011.

Ta'n Shirveishagh Chymmyltaght, Bee as Eirinys Geoffrey Boot gra dy vel y bree shen er jeet dy ve speeideilagh.

AS GEOFFREY BOOT : Ta obbyr mie er ve jeant eddyr ny chymmyltaghteyryn as ny eeasteyrn, lesh goaill leodit as goaill va kiarit. Ta'n daa pharteeas er toilchin red ennagh veih shoh, as t'ad er nynsaghey red ennagh veih.

As dy jarroo ta'n goaill dy roaganyn 'syn ard shen er jeet dy ve ny share, lesh reirey kiarailagh, er-yn-oyr dy vel y chymmyltaght ooilley cooidjagh er jeet dy ve ny share.

Ta'n eeastagh soccaragh goll er ayns shen neesht, as ta keintyn er grunt ny marrey . . . ta'n oayll er hareaghey dramadagh dy liooar, myr shoh she stayd cosney-cosney t'ayn.  

 

Nine sites officially designated MNRs 

The introduction of new Marine Nature Reserves (MNRs) around the Manx coast could benefit conservation and fishermen in time - according to the Environment Minister.

The designation of nine new sites has helped the Isle of Man meet its commitment, under the United Nations Convention on Biodiversity, to conserve at least 10% of its coastal and marine areas by 2020.

It follows on from the creation of the Island's first nature reserve, in Ramsey Bay, in 2011.

DEFA Minister Geoffrey Boot says that move has proven successful:
 

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