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Ross Sea: Should NZ seek protection for the last ocean?

Kent posted in on September 9th, 2011.

South African ecologist Professor Steven L  Chown wants to see New Zealand seek special marine protection status for the whole of the Ross Sea. NZ research voyages in 2001, 2004 and 2008  gathered data for a scientific case for special United Nations protection for the marine ‘oasis’ around the Balleny Islands, a biodiversity hotspot seen […]

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