New Zealand to create France-sized marine sanctuary off northeast coast
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New Zealand unveiled plans to create a South Pacific marine sanctuary the size of France, saying it would protect one of the world's most pristine ocean environments. Prime Minister John Key on Monday said the Kermadec Ocean Sanctuary would cover an area of 620,000 square kilometres about 1,000 kilometres off New Zealand's northeast coast. Announcing the plans at the United Nations in New York, Key said the Kermadec area was home to thousands of important species, including whales, dolphins, seabirds and endangered turtles.
New Zealand to create France-sized marine sanctuary off northeast coast. (2015, September 30). BusinessWorld, p. S1/9.
Marine ecology; Nature conservation; Sanctuaries; Marine organisms; Rare species; Environmental protection; Protected areas; Marine scientists; New species; Marine parks; United Nations (UN); World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF); New Zealand's National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research; Key, John; Smith, Nick; Howe, Chris; Gardner, Jonathan; Clark, Malcolm
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