Chile Creates Largest Marine Reserve in the Americas

Chile Creates Largest Marine Reserve in the Americas

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The Chilean government on Monday announced that it has created the largest marine reserve in the Americas by protecting an area hundreds of miles off its coast roughly the size of Italy.

The newly protected waters around the Desventuradas Islands contain many marine species found nowhere else on Earth…

Read Full Article, National Geographic

Chile Plans World’s Biggest Marine Park to Protect Easter Island Fish Stocks, Guardian UK (09-14-2015)

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