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Marine Protected Nation - Transience Divine
June 18th, 2014
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Marine Protected Nation
Obama plans to extend the marine reserve around the Pacific Remote Islands Area out to the 200 nautical mile limit of the US's jurisdiction, doubling global marine reserves:
If we ignore these problems, if we drain our oceans of their resources, we won't just be squandering one of humanity's greatest treasures, we will be cutting off one of the worlds major sources of food and economic growth," he said.

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"This is incredibly significant and shows global leadership from the US on this issue" said Karen Sack from the Pew Charitable Trusts.

"There is an amazing array of biodiversity around these islands, there are sea mount systems with a lot of deep sea species, all types of marine mammals."

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