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George W. Bush turns green to save marine treasures

by Pat Coate | January 08, 2009
"We're not going to stop now. Once Obama gets in we’re going to keep pushing. We need these waters to be fully protected."
- Agnes McPhetres, regional environmental activist

Washington, D.C., USA - President Bush is to create the world's largest marine protection area in the Pacific Ocean.

The three zones are the habitat of hundreds of species of bird and fish that are not found elsewhere, including the world's largest land crab and the rare Malaysian megapode, a bird that incubates its eggs in the heat of underwater volcanoes.

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