marine sanctuary

The Revillagigedo Archipelago National Park spans more than 57,000 square miles — roughly the size of Georgia.
At 582,578 square miles, Papahānaumokuākea will be nearly four times the size of California.
After six years of planning, NOAA failed to secure necessary state support.
Universities are getting tough on environmental protection as they tackle challenges, through architecture, literature, hard science, and finance, bringing the new genre of climate-change fiction to life.
From Mother Nature Network's Russell McLendon: An ancient, underwater forest off the coast of Alabama — hidden until recently