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Photos from: Marine Reserve Expansion Shuts Out Commercial Fisheries

This map indicates the original and new boundaries of the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument surrounding the northwestern islands and atolls of Hawaii. President Barack Obama expanded the site by more than 442,000 square miles, creating the world's largest marine reserve and shutting commercial fishermen out of federal waters from the shore to 200 miles out. Map courtesy NOAA Office of National Marine Sanctuaries.

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