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Tag: Papahnaumokuakea Marine National Monument

  • Monday, August 29th 2016 - 04:27 UTC

    Obama creates largest protected marine area in Hawaii

    The Papahnaumokuakea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii will ban commercial fishing from more than 1.5 million sq km of the Pacific Ocean.

    United States President Barack Obama will dramatically expand the Papahnaumokuakea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii on Friday, the White House said, an action that will ban commercial fishing from more than 1.5 million sq km of the Pacific Ocean.