The Ross Sea, considered by many scientists as the last intact marine ecosystem on the planet, is the first protected area in Antarctica, and home to most of the world’s penguins and many species of whale.
Efforts to adopt effective marine protected areas in the Southern Ocean, a global commons containing the world’s most pristine marine ecosystems, are being thwarted by political infighting and fishing interests.
Nearly 1,000 Hawaii students descended on the 2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress for Students’ Day. Those who passed through the Forest Pavilion were treated to a unique local perspective on forests and a visit from National Geographic Explorer Paul Rose....
Last updated - Sat, 24 Aug 2019
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