New nationwide technique for protected areas. In the following 10 years, the State desires to increase the present community and enhance its administration. Something to rejoice within the Pyrénées-Orientales division, which hopes to have the ability to develop the Cerbère-Banyuls marine nature reserve.
The division of Pyrénées-Orientales which manages the Cerbère-Banyuls marine nature reserve can logically hope for added assets for the reason that authorities confirms its intention to develop the community of protected areas to realize no less than 30% protection of the nationwide territory and areas. maritime.
He additionally needs to strengthen the community of protected areas to achieve 10% of the national territory and our maritime areas protected by sturdy protected areas.
Emmanuel Macron introduced two monetary measures:
- a rise of 10 million euros for all protected areas,
- a stimulus plan of 60 million euros in investments to renovate reception services.
But, for the second, we nonetheless have no idea when and the way the Côte Vermeille marine reserve – like the opposite protected areas in Occitanie – will profit from this windfall.
An important success
Created in 1974, the Cerbère-Banyuls Marine Nature Reserve has proven nice success: over time, its gamers have proven that if you shield an space at sea, it really works! Underwater natural world are returning.
The greatest proof is the return of the grouper that we’ve seen on the spot for the reason that starting of the 2000s. This emblematic fish of the Mediterranean is increasingly more current on the vermeille coast, it has gone from just a few handfuls of ‘people within the 80s to over 600 these days.
As this fish is on the prime of the meals chain, we are inclined to say there when the Grouper goes, every little thing goes!
Double the surface
Building on this success, which has earned the reserve worldwide recognition, Hermeline Malherbe, president of the Pyréneés-Orientales division, despatched as early as final summer time to Jean Castex, Prime Minister, a request to develop the perimeter of the Marine nature reserve, proposing that it lengthen from Cape Bear to Cape Cerbère, a fringe positioned within the marine pure park of the Gulf of Lion.
Enough to truly double the present space of the reserve which might then attain practically 1,500 ha.
Several targets encourage this division request:
- lengthen the safety of biodiversity over a extra vital half of the Côte Vermeille,
- regularly raise the diving stress as ecosystems are restored,
- enhance the advantages of the reserve on its periphery consequently on the fishing economic system ….
Consultation as a prerequisite
The Ministry of Biodiversity replied banco, the inexperienced gentle is subsequently given to… .begin considering! It is now as much as the State to place its hand within the portfolio to permit the division to finance these research, as a result of for the native elected representatives, it’s out of the query to decree any enlargement with out session.
The Lion Golf Natural Marine Park – of which is a component the marine reserve – is in favor of the creation of a bolstered zone.
“It’s up to us to explain to all the users of the space the advantages and disadvantages of an extension and to find together the best solution for everyone”, explains Michel Mouly, basic advisor to the POs and answerable for the administration of the Marine Natural Park.
To impose is to go to failure!
This sort of course of normally takes a number of years but when the planets align, this enlargement could possibly be efficient for the 50 years of the marine reserve, in 2024.
A pleasant birthday current …