World’s Largest Marine Protected Area Declared In Antarctica — Natural History Wanderings

BBC reported Delegates from 24 countries and the European Union have agreed that the Ross Sea in Antarctica will become the world’s largest marine protected area (MPA). Some 1.57 million sq km (600,000 sq miles) of the Southern Ocean will gain protection from fishing for 35 years. Environmentalists have welcomed the move to protect what’s said […]

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