Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Preserved as a Marine Sanctuary

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06/15/2006 - In June 2006, President Bush announced the designation of a vast chain of Northwestern Hawaiian islands as a national monument, now the largest marine sanctuary in the world.

Ocean explorer Jean-Michel Cousteau and Joshua Reichert of The Pew Charitable Trusts discuss what the new designation will mean.

View broadcast and read transcript on The NewsHour's Web site—President Bush Declares National Monument in Hawaii.

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