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Palau’s new sanctuary to be sixth-largest fully protected marine area in world

Palau’s new sanctuary to be sixth-largest fully protected marine area in world

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.

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