Tag Archive: Obama

President Obama to Create Largest Protected Area on Earth through Papahanaumokuakea Expansion

Today the Obama Administration announced it would expand Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument from 89 million to 373 million acres, creating the largest protected area on planet Earth. The President will highlight this enormous global conservation gain next week at the …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2016/08/president-obama-will-create-largest-protected-area-on-earth-through-papahanaumokuakea-expansion/

Obama Visits Alaska Arctic Region

President Barack Obama visited Alaska Aug. 31 – Sept. 2. In advance of his trip, the White House released this video, highlighting the reasons he believes Alaska is overdue for some attention paid to its front-line status in the fight …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2015/08/obama-to-visit-alaska-arctic-region/

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 …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2014/09/refuge-association-praises-expansion-of-remote-pacific-islands-marine-national-monument/