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Ascension Island to become a marine reserve as big as the UK, in 2017

Tuesday, January 5th 2016 - 08:12 UTC
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The British Overseas Territory of Ascension Island is set to become a marine reserve almost as big as the UK, the British government has announced. Using a £300,000 grant from the Bacon Foundation, the UK government will close 52.6% of the south Atlantic island's waters to fishing. In the rest of the waters there will be a monitored tuna fishery. Read full article


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