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Antarctic Ocean Legacy: Protection for the East Antarctic Coastal Region

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In October 2011, the Antarctic Ocean Alliance (AOA) proposed the creation of a network of marine protected areas (MPAs) and marine reserves in 19 specific areas in the Southern Ocean around Antarctica. This report, Antarctic Ocean Legacy: Protection for the East Antarctic Coastal Region, outlines a vision for marine protection in the East Antarctic, one of the key regions previously identified by the AOA.

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