Kiribati, other small Pacific nations to link MPAs in pioneering ocean connectivity network

Small island states in the South Pacific are to link up their marine resources this year in an effort to sustainably manage one-tenth of the world's oceans and boost maritime conservation globally.

The Micronesian and Polynesian nations are implementing the network in conjunction with environmentalists to ease the impacts of overfishing, pollution, acidification and climate change that are threatening their economic and social systems.

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