"Some fish that were not there before have now reappeared," said Giorgio Fanciulli, director of the marine protected area.
"They have come back in significant numbers." read.
The 374-hectare protected area runs from the town of Camogli around the promontory of Portofino, where colourful houses huddle around its little harbour...
"There was a lot of opposition at first, because it was feared that everything would be forbidden. Now things have changed," Fanciulli said.
VIDEO! We also experience thriving US fish populations along the largest protected Marine coastline conservation effort on earth.
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Another positive point; designated areas of fishing restriction do not have to contain "fishy" CO2 tax (wealth transfer) "air tax". Less is more. :)
In the last 10 years, since the Protected Marine Area of Portofino was founded, fish populations have grown as some activities became regulated or even banned, local officials, environmentalists, fishermen and divers said...
Read: Fish, environment boom at Italy's Portofino park.
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