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Obama Creates Largest Ocean Sanctuary in the World

With the stroke of a pen, U.S. President Barack Obama has created the largest sanctuary for ocean life in the world. The Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument was created by President George Bush in 2006 and according to the White House, includes "the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve, the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge, the Battle of Midway National Memorial, and the Hawaiian Islands National Wildlife Refuge." The Monument was already...

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