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New Marine Park Planned
legaleagle - 8/06/2014 7:48 AM
Right now, the US government is receiving public comments on whether or not to create the world’s largest network of Marine Protected Areas in the Pacific Ocean. President Obama is under enormous pressure from an influential fishing lobby to water down the plan and leave most of this area unprotected. We can’t let that happen coral reefs are dying, and fish are disappearing from our seas. Scientists say the best solution is to declare large areas off limits to all exploitation so that marine lif...
Bonaire As A Destination
legaleagle - 12/10/2007 11:41 PM
While still highly ranked, Bonaire dropped out of the top group of islands in the 2007 National Geographic Traveler Magazine Destination Rating Poll. The 2 points it dropped, from 70 to 68, allowed its place to be usurped by Anguilla and nevis. The report published in the November/December issue considers that the world`s most appealing destinations, islands, are the ones most prone to tourist overkill. The Traveler and national Geographic Center for Sustainable Destinations conducted its 4th an...