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Tag: Ross Sea marine reserve

  • Saturday, December 2nd 2017 - 08:56 UTC

    World's biggest marine reserve in Antarctica's Ross Sea comes into effect

    The MPA in the Ross Sea curbs damaging activities such as fishing, and protects wildlife including Adelie and emperor penguins in the high seas off Antarctica.

    The world's biggest marine reserve in Antarctica officially comes into effect on Friday, in what has been hailed as a “watershed” moment in conservation. The marine protected area in the Ross Sea curbs damaging activities such as fishing, to protect wildlife including Adelie and emperor penguins in the high seas off Antarctica.