Historic decision has been taken today by the Palau Congress by signing the Palau National Marine Sanctuary Act into law. Palau will have one of the world’s largest protected areas of ocean in Pacific island nation’s waters. As per the law, 80% of the nation’s maritime area will be an entirely protected marine reserve.
Hunting season of musk oxen is starting, said Big game officials. The hunting has been allowed for a reason, which is due to unusual warm temperatures, the ice sheets start melting and drift into the Bering Sea. If the herds get stuck in them then they meet one of the two fates, starve to death or drown.