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The ocean’s ‘Garden of Eden’ will contain marine reserve

Clip: 10/28/2016 | 5m 5s

A seminal multinational agreement will set aside roughly 600,000 square miles of ocean to create the world’s largest marine reserve. Adjoining Antarctica, the area of the Ross Sea will be protected as of December 2017; fishing will be prohibited, though researchers will be allowed a limited number of samples. William Brangham speaks with Karen Sack, the managing director of Ocean Unite, for more.

Aired: 10/28/16

Rating: NR

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