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The race for vast remote 'marine protected areas' may be a diversion

1 September 2016

After US president Barack Obama announced the establishment of the world's largest marine protected area, Dr Peter Jones (UCL Geography) writes that recent moves to protect vast, remote patches of ocean are easy political wins that may distract from conservation priorities. Read: The Conversation, More: The GuardianWatch: TRT World, Listen: Radio New Zealand