Tolerance.ca
Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations, Tolerance.ca® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Obama Plans to Create World's Largest Marine Protected Area

The White House says that President Barack Obama will expand a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating the world's largest marine protected area. Obama's proclamation will quadruple in size a monument originally created by President George W. Bush in 2006. The Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument will contain some 1.5 million square kilometers, more than twice the size of Texas. Obama will travel to the monument next week to mark the designation and cite the...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -


Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter