Photo Gallery: Protecting the Seas around Antarctica
John B. Weller
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Photo Gallery: Protecting the Seas around Antarctica

Saving the Southern Ocean China, Russia Block Plan to Protect Antarctic Waters

Proposals to establish marine reserves in two critical areas of the Southern Ocean were stymied by Russia, China and Ukraine at the end of a two-week international summit in Australia on Thursday. Commercial fishing restrictions in the proposed sanctuaries proved to be the main sticking point.
jp -- with wire reports
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