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MARINE PROTECTED AREA
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Rival Nations Just Created The World's Largest Protected Marine Area
The Antarctic reserve protects a vast swath of unspoiled wilderness.
Saving the World, One Park at a Time
Dr. Cristián Samper
President and CEO, Wildlife Conservation Society
More than 300 terrestrial animal species have been driven to extinction since 1500. The creation and maintenance of well-managed protected areas provide the greatest promise of ending the extinction crisis confronting our Earth's best of the wild.
PHOTOS: Mission Blue Explores Protected Marine Park
In Indonesia, Community Patrol Shuts Down Shark Crimes
Chief Scientist for Oceans, Conservation International
In an incident last week, 33 poachers were caught red-handed within the borders of the Kawe MPA, an area which is under local, regional, and national protection and over 97 percent of which is entirely closed to fishing.
A Pacific Gem, Protected
Actor; board member, Oceana
Last week was a fantastic week for the oceans. Chile's president announced the creation of a marine reserve around Sala y Gómez Island in the Pacific Ocean that will protect a biodiverse marine habitat larger than Montana.
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