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2005-10-25 03:50:00

By Michael Byrnes SYDNEY -- International scientists are mapping out a plan for a network of marine parks to save the world's oceans from fish stock depletion and growing pollution. Achim Steiner, director-general of the World Conservation Union (IUCN), said a conservation plan for the unregulated high seas -- part of a U.N.-backed plan -- would be produced by 2008, for adoption by world governments by 2012. "We've had a good century of developing terrestrial protected areas, national parks...