HAWAII TO HOST WORLD’S LARGEST MA­RINE RE­SERVE

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For­mer Pres­i­dent Barack Obama of­fi­cially ex­panded the Pa­pa­hanaumokuakea Ma­rine Na­tional Mon­u­ment off the coast of Hawaii, cre­at­ing the world’s largest ma­rine pro­tected area in Au­gust 2016. This was also the pro­tected area where NOAA dis­cov­ered a new species of “dumbo” oc­to­pus at a depth of 4,290 me­tres.

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