US Creates World’s Second Largest MPA

President Clinton has designated a vast marine protected area around the coral-laden Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI) — an MPA that now ranks as the largest protected area (either terrestrial or marine) in the US and the second largest MPA in the world....

Coelacanths Discovered in S. African MPA; Tourism to Follow?

The discovery of three rare coelacanths in a South African marine protected area has led the national government to place emergency restrictions on access to the MPA. Officials are now examining how the fishes’ presence could be harnessed to increase tourism and...