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Seychelles Designates 30% of its EEZ as Marine Protected Area

The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Danny Faure, announced the achievement of a milestone for Seychelles:

…the legal designation of one third of Seychelles’ ocean territory as a Marine Protected Area.

  • State House, Office of The President of The Republic of Seychelles

The announcement was made during a small ceremony at State House this morning.

Approximately a third of Seychelles’ ocean territory, an area larger than Germany, will now be declared as protected under the National Parks and Nature Conservancy Act, totalling an…

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