World's Largest Marine Reserve to Protect Pacific Ocean

September 26, 2014 6:36 PM

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World's Largest Marine Reserve to Protect Pacific Ocean

President Barack Obama used his executive powers to create the world's largest marine reserve in an effort to protect the Pacific Ocean.

After signing a memorandum, Obama ensured that all commercial fishing, deep-sea mining and other extraction of underwater resources in the area would be banned, according to the White House press release.

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