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Sharks and Surprising Facts Underscore Need to Protect the Kermadecs

See some of the most geologically active and biologically unusual features in the ocean—wonders of the Kermadec region off New Zealand.

Rare underwater footage of the Kermadecs reveals unparalleled biodiversity including turtles, sharks, fish, and colorful coral reefs. But this bounty needs protection.

Science shows that large, fully protected marine reserves—like the one proposed for the Kermadecs—can help the planet rebuild species abundance and diversity as well as boost ocean health across the globe.

Footage by Steve Hathaway

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