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Huge Marine Preservation Area Being Considered for Antarctica

Environment  (tags: ecosystems, environment, protection, Antarctica, GoodNews, world, green, Sustainabililty )

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The area of ocean set aside as a nature preserve could double or triple in the coming days, depending on the outcome of a meeting in Germany.

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Sue Matheson (79)
Friday July 12, 2013, 3:23 pm

Edo R. (71)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 1:34 am
Thank you for sharing!

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 3:16 am
Thank you for sharing.

natasha salgado (717)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 6:43 am
Keeping fingers crossed! Thanks Cal

Ben Oscarsito (259)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 7:01 am
I hold my horses, but maybe...???

Ali Gore (11)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 7:15 am
hoping this happens, thanks for sharing

Mike M. (44)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 7:33 am
Stop considering and make it happen

Antonella C. (83)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 7:36 am
I cross my fingers!

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 9:21 am
Is there a petition for this.

Christeen Anderson (659)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 10:18 am
I hope this comes to be. Thank you.

John De Avalon (36)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 10:27 am
What's to consider?! Go for it!

lee e. (114)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 11:24 am
Hope so!

Michael M. (60)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 12:22 pm
So long as it does not become the private fishing and whaling resort of Japan.

Madhu Pillai (22)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 1:36 pm

Carol H. (229)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 1:37 pm
noted, thank you Cal

Past Member (0)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 1:52 pm
Thats great now they need to protect the Arctic too

noted thanks

Maria S. (95)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 2:24 pm
Noted. Thanks for posting Cal.

Muriel Servaege (53)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 2:51 pm
Thank you for sharing, Cal. The same should be done for the Arctic!

John McDonald (4)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 4:25 pm
Will these governments actually protect these waters against the whale butchers of Japan or will it continue to be the sole responsibility of the courageous crews that sail for Sea Shepherd.

Michael Kirkby (97)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 4:34 pm

Birgit W. (159)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 5:10 pm
Sounds good, thanks.

Dianne D. (491)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 7:17 pm
Great idea as long as it's not for profit but for the welfare of the animals.

Christine Stewart (134)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 7:55 pm
Thanks for the hopeful news!

Colleen L. (3)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 8:01 pm
I too hope that this happens. Thanks Cal

Elaine B. (24)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 8:29 pm
Noted thanks

Jaime Alves (51)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 10:18 pm
Noted, hope it happens.!!

Twyla Sparks (208)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 10:54 pm

Inge Bjorkman (188)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 11:54 pm


GGmaSheila D. (203)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 1:00 am
Fingers crossed - toes too. Hope it comes into being and share the worries of others regarding Japan and its flagrant disregard for wildlife in any form.

Lona Goudswaard (90)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 2:18 am
Noted. My browser wasn't happy with the site, but I get the gist anyway. Step forward, but not nearly enough. All countries should give up their 'rights' and the whole of Antarctica should be a conservation area. No drilling for oil or gas, no fishing, eco-tourism only.

Vita P. (40)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 2:40 am
Thumbs up! Thank you.

Christina C. (47)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 3:23 am
Noted - fingers crossed. Thank you!

Paul Burton (29)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 3:50 am
Sounds wonderful if it truly does come to fruition.

Anna Undebeck (256)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 3:52 am
Noted. Ty Cal.

Fi T. (21)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 5:16 am
This should be made a must

Kerstin Strobl (449)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 6:11 am
Thank you Cal for sharing

Daniel Partlow (179)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 7:33 am
Lets hope this does happen!

linda Finch (0)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 7:50 am is's hoping

Lady M. (4)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 8:44 am
Make it so and blessings. Respectfully and with gratitude I comment to the guardians of mama earth. I support anyone who protects the resources of this beautiful planet upon which we ALL live.

Hartson Doak (39)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 11:30 am
Makes sense, it already is a global treaty area.

Winn Adams (203)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 2:53 pm
I'll keep my fingers and toes crossed.

Sonny Honrado (5)
Monday July 15, 2013, 6:09 am
Great news!

Sergio Padilla (63)
Friday July 26, 2013, 9:39 am
I hope they do!
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