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Frustrated with the pace of the United Nations group charged with protecting Antarctic waters, a coalition of environmental groups announced its own initiative on Tuesday, calling for the creation of what would be the world’s largest network of marine reserves in the Southern Ocean.
read the full arcticle by David Jolly on the New York Times :
CCAMLR has the opportunity to take on a role of global leadership by establishing the world's first representative system of MPAs for an entire ocean ecosystem.
Read the full editorial of Susie Grant of Antarctic Science: http://journals.cambridge.org/abstract_S0954102012000156
Dozens of people were homeless Monday morning after fire raced through 22 units in the 300 block of the complex commonly known as White Row.
Foreign Office Minister Henry Bellingham has welcomed the declaration of a Marine Protected Area (MPA) around the UK Overseas Territory of South Georgia & South Sandwich Islands.
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The progressive shrinking of Arctic sea ice is bringing colder, snowier winters to the UK and other areas of Europe, North America and China, a study shows.
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