According to the report:
Australia plans to create the world’s largest network of marine reserves, encompassing a 3.1 million square kilometer patchwork of coastal waters, the government announced Thursday. The move is aimed at balancing protection for the country’s delicate reefs and marine life, which are facing growing environmental pressures, with the demands of its booming resource-driven economy.
|Shredder, swimming at Guadalupe Island|
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We at Shark Diver are applauding Australia for this action and hope that it will encourage other countries to follow suit.
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Isla Guadalupe, Mexico
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