The Age: Plan to expand marine reserves

AUSTRALIA is to establish the world’s largest network of marine reserves, which will ring the country and cover more than 3 million square kilometres of waters to protect reefs and marine life, Environment Minister Tony Burke will announce today.
After years of consultation and planning, Mr Burke will release the final plan for the massive expansion of marine reserves, which include key waters such as the Coral Sea and pygmy blue whale habitats off the southern coast of Western Australia.
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