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Bass Strait Issues – The Waterways Network

Bass Strait

Bass Strait is a unique and largely undisturbed series of connected marine ecosystems. That is now changing as development penetrates further and further into the wilds of Bass Strait

WIND FARMS

Proposed wind farms will cover large areas of the strait and are proposed to be on critical migration paths. Clean energy does not always mean green outcomes

OIL AND GAS EXPLORATION

More and more exploration licences are being granted in Bass Strait, threatening wildlife including the fishing grounds.

FISH FARMS

The ex;pansion of fish farms is an ongoing threat to water quality and wild fish in Bass Strait.