Ocean Protection

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President Obama announced that he intends to create the world’s largest marine sanctuary. He plans to use his executive powers to extend protections to a vast area of the Pacific. Details are a bit sparse, but early reports say the protected area will be 782,000 square miles roughly bounded by Hawaii, Samoa and Guam.

Credits

Guest:
Matt Rand - The Pew Charitable Trusts - @mattfishrand

Host:
Barbara Bogaev

Producers:
Andrew Walsh, Christian Bordal, Matt Holzman, Jolie Myers, Anna Scott