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Bush Conserves Vast Areas of Pacific Ocean as Monuments

Bush Conserves Vast Areas of Pacific Ocean as Monuments

WASHINGTON, DC, January 6, 2009 (ENS) – Just two weeks before he leaves office, President George W. Bush today set aside three new marine national monuments in the Pacific Ocean. Taken together, the three monuments cover nearly 200,000 square miles, and they will now receive America’s highest level of environmental recognition and conservation, the president…

Obama Urged to Address Deteriorating Oceans

Obama Urged to Address Deteriorating Oceans

WASHINGTON, DC, December 19, 2008 (ENS) – More than four years after two independent expert panels urged the Bush administration and Congress to immediately overhaul the nation’s oceans policy, few of their recommendations have been implemented and the state of the oceans is deteriorating rapidly. Overfishing, pollution and climate change are wreaking havoc with ocean…