Coral Reef at Palmyra Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. Credit: Jim Maragos / USFWS
Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument Grows
September 26, 2014
Protecting vital marine habitat in the Pacific Ocean, President Obama has expanded the existing Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument, which has seven national wildlife refuges at its core. Service Director Dan Ashe recalls the “small group of thoughtful, committed citizens” who envisioned the protection of this pristine haven for wildlife.
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