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Proposed National Monument Expansion Would Create Largest Marine Protected Area on Earth

On Monday, August 1st, and Tuesday, August 2nd, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are holding public meetings in Oahu and Kauai, Hawaii to receive comments on the proposed expansion of …

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Refuge Association Praises Expansion of Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument

In a huge victory for conservation, the Obama administration announced this morning the expansion of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument. The Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument now covers approximately 490,000 square miles in the south-central Pacific Ocean …

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