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Global Ocean Legacy

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Global Ocean Legacy – Easter Island

The waters around Easter Island, a territory of Chile, are known to contain geological hot spots...

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announced

Global Ocean Legacy – Kermadec

The Kermadec area provides important habitat for deep-diving mammals such as sperm whales and...

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DESIGNATED

Global Ocean Legacy – Pitcairn

Pitcairn, a U.K. Overseas Territory located in the remote central South Pacific, is ...

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DESIGNATED

Global Ocean Legacy – Hawaii

Papahānaumokuākea stretches for 1,200 miles across the north-central Pacific Ocean to form...

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active

Global Ocean Legacy - Tristan da Cunha

The waters of the Tristan da Cunha archipelago are vast, covering an area about three times the...

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designated

Global Ocean Legacy – Chagos

Located in the middle of the Indian Ocean, Chagos is comprised of 55 islands, vast coral reefs...

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designated

Global Ocean Legacy – Coral Sea

At 502,238 square kilometers (193,915 square miles), Australia’s Coral Sea Marine National Park...

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designated

Global Ocean Legacy – Marianas

At 95,000 square miles (246,000 square kilometers), the Mariana Trench Marine National Monument...

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designated

Global Ocean Legacy – Pacific Remote Islands

The Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument...

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designated

Global Ocean Legacy – Palau

Palau, an archipelago composed of more than 250 islands in the western Pacific Ocean, is home to...

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inactive

Global Ocean Legacy – Bermuda

Bermuda, an island in the North Atlantic, sits within the ecologically important Sargasso Sea—a...

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Kevin Connor

Manager, Communications

202.552.2213