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Deal Reached to Create World's Largest Marine Reserve in Antarctica

A historic deal has been reached to create the world's largest marine reserve in Antarctica, after years of diplomatic wrangling. Russia dropped its long-held opposition to the accord at the annual meeting of the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) held in Hobart, Australia.  The agreement was signed by the 24 member countries and the European Union. "This decision is very important not just for the Antarctic, but for efforts to promote world marine...

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