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New Zealand to Establish Massive Marine Reserve

New Zealand is to create one of the world's largest marine reserves to protect wildlife in the South Pacific. Roughly the size of France, the Kermedec Sanctuary will cover 620 thousand square kilometers of largely pristine ocean where all mining and fishing will be forbidden. Beneath its waters, which lie in-between New Zealand and Tonga, is one of the world’s biggest strings of volcanoes. The reserve is home to an array of endangered wildlife, including dolphins, turtles and...

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