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United States - Groups Ready Suit Over Humpback Whale Protection

Fishing nets are just one of many problems the humpback whale population faces along the Pacific Coast, and a conservation group says the Trump administration is not doing enough to protect the whale’s habitat.

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Ross Sea region Marine Protected Area - Expert reaction

Sweeping new protections for Antarctica's Ross Sea will come into effect on Friday 1 December. After five years of debate, the marine protected area (MPA) was agreed in 2016 after a joint proposal by New Zealand and the United States was unanimously voted in by the 25 members of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources.

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