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Historic deal reached on marine sanctuary in Antarctica

October 28, 2016 1:30 pm
Historic deal reached on marine sanctuary in Antarctica

Twenty-four countries and the European Union agreed on Friday to create the world’s largest marine park in the Antarctic Ocean. Twenty-four countries and the European Union  agreed to create the world’s largest marine reserve in the Antarctic Ocean next to the frozen continent. The deal to make the Ross Sea in […]

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Major diplomatic coup for New Zealand as world’s largest marine reserve finally gets the tick

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Major diplomatic coup for New Zealand as world’s largest marine reserve finally gets the tick

A seal on floating pack ice in the Ross Sea, north of Antarctica, where countries have agreed to create a new marine protected area. Photo: Eye Ubiquitous/UIG via Getty Images New Zealand has pulled off a major diplomatic coup by securing the support of 25 countries – including an initially […]

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