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Hawaii National Monument Becomes Worlds Largest Marine Protected Area

Hawaii National Monument Becomes Worlds Largest Marine Protected Area

| August 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

KDLG Hawaii National Monument Becomes World's Largest Marine Protected Area KDLG The White House announced today that President Barack Obama will expand the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii , creating the world's largest marine protected area. The move quadruples the size of the monument … …

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Obama to expand Hawaii marine reserve

Obama to expand Hawaii marine reserve

| August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Reuters Obama to expand Hawaii marine reserve Reuters Commerical fishing will be banned from more than 582,500 sq miles of the Pacific Ocean with U.S. President Barack Obama's expansion of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii . Jillian Kitchener reports. …

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Ige tells Obama he supports Hawaii marine monument expansion

Ige tells Obama he supports Hawaii marine monument expansion

| August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ige tells Obama he supports Hawaii marine monument expansion NewsOK.com David Ige said he supports expanding a marine monument in the remote Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. Ige's office said Thursday he sent a letter to President Barack Obama declaring his support for enlarging the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National  … …

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Obama Will Bring The Largest Swath Of Ocean Ever Under Federal Control

Obama Will Bring The Largest Swath Of Ocean Ever Under Federal Control

| August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Obama Will Bring The Largest Swath Of Ocean Ever Under Federal Control Daily Caller President Barack Obama will quadruple the size of federally-controlled ocean and land northwest of the state of Hawaii , banning all commercial fishing and mineral extraction from the region that's almost the size of Alaska. Obama is travelling to … …

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Yosemite, and President Obama, head into virtual reality

Yosemite, and President Obama, head into virtual reality

| August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Yosemite , and President Obama , head into virtual reality Reading Eagle NEW YORK (AP) — In a new project with National Geographic, Barack Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to project himself into virtual reality — in this case, a 360-degree representation of Yosemite National Park . The 11-minute VR video … …

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Expanding Monument Would Set Smart Conservation Precedent

Expanding Monument Would Set Smart Conservation Precedent

| August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

Honolulu Civil Beat Expanding Monument Would Set Smart Conservation Precedent Honolulu Civil Beat President Barack Obama should move swiftly to expand Hawaii's Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument using the same presidential powers that Teddy Roosevelt employed to create the Grand Canyon and that President George W. Bush used to … …

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At 100 years, US national parks still inspiring visitors

At 100 years, US national parks still inspiring visitors

| August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

CCTV-America At 100 years, US national parks still inspiring visitors CCTV-America On Wednesday, Obama also created the Katahdin Woods and Waters monument on 87,000 acres in Maine's North Woods donated by the founder of Burt's Bees , Roxanne Quimby. The land, which includes stunning views of the state's tallest mountain, … and more » …

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Both sides in marine monument fight invoke Hawaiian culture

Both sides in marine monument fight invoke Hawaiian culture

| August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Herald Both sides in marine monument fight invoke Hawaiian culture The Herald This year, a group of Native Hawaiian leaders urged President Barack Obama to expand Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument , while keeping the main Hawaiian islands outside the boundaries. The move would make the monument about … and more » …

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Why US Senator Brian Schatzs plan to expand the Papahanaumokuakea Monument needs to happen

Why US Senator Brian Schatzs plan to expand the Papahanaumokuakea Monument needs to happen

| August 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

MauiTime Weekly Why US Senator Brian Schatz's plan to expand the Papahanaumokuakea Monument needs to happen MauiTime Weekly Today's it's slipped to the 10th biggest, but if U.S. Senator Brian Schatz, D– Hawaii , has his way, President Barack Obama will expand the monument to five times its current area–more than 580,000 square miles. If [...]

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What Maine can learn from other states with national monuments

What Maine can learn from other states with national monuments

| August 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Bangor Daily News What Maine can learn from other states with national monuments Bangor Daily News … federal government should Obama create a monument in the southeastern portion of that state. The president is being lobbied to federalize Bears Ears, a 1.9-million-acre region near Canyonlands National Park, much the way that Burt's Bees … and [...]

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