Tag Archive: Pacific

Happy Birthday National Wildlife Refuge System, 115 Years Old!

Today is the National Wildlife Refuge System’s Birthday! To celebrate we created a story on the Marine National Monuments and their relationships with National Wildlife Refuges.  Read about Papahānaumokuākea, the Pacific Remote Islands, Rose Atoll and Mariana Trench.   We hope you enjoy! 

Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2018/03/happy-birthday-national-wildlife-refuge-system-115-years-old-today/

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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Permanent link to this article: https://www.refugeassociation.org/2016/08/proposed-national-monument-expansion-would-create-largest-marine-protected-area-on-earth/

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