Photograph by Dan Myers, National Geographic Pristine Seas
From National Geographic by Sarah Gibbens
The waaters around one of the world’s most remote inhabited islands, in the middle of the South Atlantic Ocean, are set to become the fourth largest completely protected marine area in the world, and the largest in the Atlantic.
Today Government and people of #tristandacunha are proud to announce creation of the Tristan da Cunha Marine Protection Zone. Almost 700,00km2 will join UK #BlueBelt of marine protection, becoming the largest no-take zone in the Atlantic and the fourth largest on the planet. pic.twitter.com/3Dmn4ppEmd— Tristan Admin (@fkilpatricktdc) November 13, 2020
📣With the announcement of Tristan da Cunha’s new Marine Protection Zone, the UK & Overseas Territories are now protecting 4.3 million sq km of the world’s ocean. 🇬🇧🌊🐋— GREAT Britain (@GREATBritain) November 13, 2020
Join us in celebrating the incredible biodiversity protected by the @ukgovbluebelt👇▶️ #TogetherForOurPlanet pic.twitter.com/z7ywJkofjt
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