World's largest marine conservation zone declared in Antarctica

Michael Holder
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UN Patron of the Oceans Lewis Pugh swam in the Ross Sea in February 2015
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UN Patron of the Oceans Lewis Pugh swam in the Ross Sea in February 2015

Delegates from 24 nations and the EU vote unanimously to make the Ross Sea a Marine Protected Area after five years of negotiations

A vast stretch of ocean in Antarctica described as one of world's last great wildernesses has been declared a marine conservation zone in a landmark deal agreed by 24 nations and the EU today. The international...

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