In 1872, the headwaters of the Yellowstone River and the surrounding forests, canyons and geyser basins were designated the world's first national park. Read More
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Hawaiian and Pacific Islands regional office has selected the Friends of the Monument to receive its 2009 Environmental Achievement Award in recognition of the exceptional work and commitment to protecting the environment. Each year, the US EPA celebrates and recognizes outstanding environmental advocates who have made significant contributions toward... Read More
President Bush today designated 3 new marine national monuments in the Pacific Ocean totaling more than 195,000 square miles, an area greater than Oregon and Washington combined. Together with Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, which was established in 2006 in the northwestern Hawaiian Islands, President Bush will have designated monuments protecting 335,561 square miles of ocean, a... Read More
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Global Ocean Legacy works with local communities, governments and scientists around the world to protect and conserve some of our most important and unspoiled ocean environments.