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2008-04-16 03:00:20

By Anonymous The small Racific 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 overfishing 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 and two submerged reef systems in a region of abundant...

2008-02-18 09:00:33

Kiribati declares world's largest marine reserve WELLINGTON, Feb. 15 (Xinhua) -- The tiny Pacific island nation of Kiribati has declared the world's largest marine protected area,the Suva-based Pacnews reported on Friday. The Phoenix Islands Protected Area (PIPA), a California-sized ocean wilderness, includes pristine reefs and eight coral atolls teeming with fish and birds. It lies about halfway between Hawaii and Fiji and also includesundersea mountains. It would conserve one of the...

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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