Saturday, November 26, 2011

380,000 square miles

The Australian government has announced plans to establish the world's largest protected marine area in the Coral Sea. The proposed Coral Sea Commonwealth Marine Reserve will cover 989,842 square kilometers (around 380,000 square miles) -- an area roughly one tenth the size of the U.S.
Photo and source: CNN

Very positive and encouraging news. Australians rock!

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