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Obama Quadruples Size of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, Now Largest Marine Protected Area - MORAL COMPASS: Great Places to Go Where the Going Does Good
Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument (photo by James Watt). President Obama bestowed a gigantic gift on the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service: using his powers under the Antiquities Act, he quadrupled the size of the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating the world’s largest marine protected area. “Building on …