This Island Nation Banned Fishing in an Area of Ocean the Size of France | Pioneers for Our Planet

The Pacific island nation of Palau has banned fishing, mining and drilling in 80% of its waters, allowing stocks to replenish and overflow into surrounding marine areas. Today less than 8% of the world’s ocean is in marine protected areas, or MPAs.
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