06 Dec '17, 10pm

via @OurOcean

In a deeply worrisome and unprecedented move, the Secretary of Interior just recommended that the Trump administration dismantle some of our nation’s national marine monuments. Three of our nation’s most culturally important marine areas could now have their boundaries modified and be opened up to commercial extraction. Interior Secretary Zinke is targeting three ocean monuments: Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument in the Pacific Ocean: 55,608,320 miles of protected water established by President Bush in 2009 and expanded in 2014. When it was expanded in 2014, this monument was the largest marine protected area in the world , making it the global crown jewel of ocean conservation. Rose Atoll Marine National Monument in American Samoa/Pacific Ocean: 8,609,045 miles of protected water established by President Bush in 2009. Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine N...

Full article: https://oceanconservancy.org/blog/2017/12/06/whats-stake-...

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