3 Nov 2015

Father of marine conservation dies at 78

From Checkpoint, 6:24 pm on 3 November 2015

Scientist Bill Ballantine, who's hailed as the father of marine conservation in this country, has died aged 78. The Northlander was a driving force behind the creation of one of the world's first marine reserves and pushing through laws to give reserves protection more than 40 years ago.