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No-Fishing Zones in Tropics Yield Fast Payoffs for Reefs

Date: April 17, 2007
Author: CHRISTOPHER PALA
QUOTE: Today, Palau, a tiny island state 600 miles east of the Philippines that is internationally known as a site for recreational diving, is at the forefront of a worldwide movement to ban fishing in key reefs to allow the return of prized species. It now protects a patchwork of reefs and lagoon waters amounting to 460 square miles.

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