Marine Hope Spots

June 2013
Earth Island Journal;Summer2013, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p8
The article discusses how marine reserves can prove to be the best strategy for overstressed oceans. In the U.S. about 3 percent of territorial waters are protected as marine reserves, and 95 percent of that area is contained in the Papahnaumokuakea Marine National Monument. The Apo and Sumilon marine reserves in the Philippines have reportedly provided an unparalleled understanding of biological changes in marine reserves.


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