25 Sep '14, 6pm

Obama hangs 'no fishing' sign on huge ocean sanctuary

Obama hangs 'no fishing' sign on huge ocean sanctuary

More than 180 coral species are found on some atolls in the Pacific Remote Islands National Monument. (Photo: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) President Obama on Thursday will formally establish the planet's largest no-take sanctuary for sea life , expanding the Pacific Remote Islands National Marine Monument (PRIMNM) to encompass more than 490,000 square miles. That's six times its current size and nearly three times larger than California. Spanning a swath of Pacific Ocean south of Hawaii, PRIMNM includes seven atolls and small islands that host a wealth of wildlife. It's home to corals, fish, shellfish, marine mammals, seabirds, land birds, insects and plants found nowhere else on Earth. Many threatened, endangered and depleted species thrive there, including green and hawksbill sea turtles, pearl oysters, giant clams, reef sharks, coconut crabs, groupers, humphead and N...

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/wilderness-resources/blo...

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