The Pacific island nation of Palau announced Thursday that is it designating 193,000 square miles of protected marine reserve, the sixth-largest in the world. It would help protect over a thousand species of fish and about 700 species of coral. Even better, the Washington Post reported over 1 million square miles of highly protected ocean have been announced in 2015 alone, which is more than any other year.
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