Obama To Designate First Atlantic Marine National Monument 

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NPR reports

During the Our Ocean conference later this morning in Washington, D.C., President Obama will establish the first national marine monument in the Atlantic Ocean.

The area of the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument is the size of Connecticut and has been called an “underwater Yellowstone” and “a deep sea Serengeti.”

Read more at Obama To Designate First Marine National Monument In The Atlantic Ocean : The Two-Way : NPR

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