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President delivers speech underwater


Last year, the Seychelles created protected areas of the ocean that were "the size of Great Britain". PROTECTED AREASLast year, the Seychelles created protected areas of the ocean that were "the size of Great Britain". The goal is to gain public support for the country to protect 30 percent of its national waters by 2020. It was the first debt swap designed to protect ocean areas in the world. According to the UN, only 16 percent of marine waters under national jurisdiction are covered by protected areas.


Source: Daily Nation April 15, 2019 09:45 UTC



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