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Greenpeace Responds to Creation of First Marine Monument in the Atlantic


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Greenpeace Responds to Creation of First Marine Monument in the Atlantic

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WASHINGTON - President Obama will designate the first marine monument in the Atlantic today, the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument. The monument will protect a portion of the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Cod from commercial fishing by 2023. The news will officially be announced at the Our Oceans conference in Washington, DC today.

In response to this news, Greenpeace Senior Oceans Campaigner Phil Kline said:

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