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2008-02-15 00:00:12

The Pacific Island nation of Kiribati has established the world's largest marine protected area, encompassing 158,453 square miles. The group Conservation International said the Phoenix Islands Protected Area is a vast ocean wilderness of pristine coral reefs and and rich fish populations threatened by over-fishing and climate change. The Phoenix Islands Protected Area (PIPA) conserves one of the Earth's last intact oceanic coral archipelago ecosystems, consisting of eight coral atolls...

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2008-02-14 09:00:06

Vast ocean reserve conserves vital resources for human well-being The small Pacific Island nation of Kiribati has become a global conservation leader by establishing the world's largest marine protected area "“ a California-sized ocean wilderness of pristine coral reefs and rich fish populations threatened by over-fishing and climate change. The Phoenix Islands Protected Area (PIPA) conserves one of the Earth's last intact oceanic coral archipelago ecosystems, consisting of eight coral...


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  • To talk saucily.
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