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Pacific isles get wildlife drive

by Rik Logtenberg | March 29, 2006
"This is a major milestone for marine conservation efforts in the Pacific and for island biodiversity."
- Russ Mittermeier, Conservation International

"The Republic of Kiribati has shown unprecedented vision for long-term conservation of its precious marine biodiversity."
- Russ Mittermeier, Conservation International

Micronesia - A major initiative has been launched to conserve the fragile wildlife of the islands of the Pacific.

It includes a commitment to protect nearly a third of coastal waters and a fifth of the land area of Micronesia.

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