The White House said that more than 20 countries attending the annual ocean conservation meeting will announce the creation of 40 significant new marine protected areas, totaling almost 460,000 square miles (1.2 million square kilometers) of ocean. "If we're going to leave our children with oceans like the ones that were left to us, then we're going to have to act, and we're going to have to act boldly".
Secretary of State John Kerry, who is hosting the ocean conference, said in a statement, "By protecting ecologically sensitive areas of our ocean, the United States is leading on an issue that is important to people on every continent because of the ocean's connection to food security, shared prosperity and resiliency in the face of climate change".
The monument designation means that all commercial fishing will eventually be banned, along with any mineral extraction, but most other activities can resume. The undersea canyons rival the Grand Canyon in both size and scale, and the underwater mountains are higher than any east of the Rockies.
The area is incredibly biodiverse, hosting a range of endangered and rare species including turtles, whales, dolphins, and deep-sea fish. Expeditions also have identified species of coral found nowhere else on earth.
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"The more of those threats we eliminate through conservation, the more resilient those ecosystems will be to the consequences of climate change", said Obama. They described the monument, about 130 miles off the coast of Cape Cod, as one of the least fished areas in the U.S. Atlantic, which is part of why it was chosen.
The president said the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts National Monument, located off George's Bank, will help safeguard the oceans. Environment America said it and other groups were pushing for Obama to designate more land-based national monuments before leaving office in January.
The United States controls more of the ocean than any other nation: Its exclusive economic zone, or EEZ, accounts for 55 percent of total US acreage if federal lands and waters are combined.
While the decision makes environmentalists happy, many fisherman said the announcement is deeply disappointing.
"The notion that the ocean I grew up with is not something that I can pass on to my kids and my grandkids is unacceptable", Obama said at the first day of the two-day event, after recalling his own childhood in Hawaii. The conference focuses on marine protected areas, sustainable fisheries, marine pollution, and climate-related impacts on the ocean.
The opposition High Negotiations Committee (HNC) was more circumspect, saying it had yet to receive the deal's "official" text. Turkey even clashed with US backed rebels, throwing a major wrench into the USA strategy to defeat ISIS in Syria .
Gatland was an assistant coach in 2009, when they were beaten 2-1 in South Africa, before becoming head coach four years ago. This will be the 12th Lions tour of New Zealand , where they have won only one series, in 1971.
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Obama says she and the president couldn't be happier about how their girls have grown up. "The minute we leave, that's it". Curry: It's not fair, though, he's got 50 Secret Service out there, so if I trash-talk, he just gives them the look.
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The rival Green Bay Packers come to the brand new US Bank Stadium for the Vikings' home opener next Sunday night in primetime. Stefon Diggs caught seven passes for 103 yards for the Vikings . "The defense came through for us and made some big plays".
The new models will start at $369, a $20 increase from the initial entry-level pricing of the first version of the device. Apple also announced updates to iWork, Apple's office productivity suite that runs on Apple's phones, tablets and PCs.
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The company had meant to use the refurbished launch pad primarily for commercial crew missions and its Falcon Heavy rocket. There were no injuries reported when the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded on its launch pad during a test on Septempter 1.
Former US president Bill Clinton has compared himself and his charity The Clinton Foundation to Robin Hood without the stealing. Lugar and other senators urged the foundation to ban all foreign donations, but the Clintons decided not to go that far.
The first confirmed bout for the November 12 card at Madison Square Garden indicates they are off to a pretty good start. The bout, however, will only be part of the event's main card and the event headliner has yet to be announced.
The difference? The team would point to the switch from Chevrolet to Toyota, where he has a tight alliance with Joe Gibbs Racing. He gave up the lead to pit on lap 163, but by the time the cycle of green-flag stops completed on lap 165, he was back up front.
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The family members of the two teachers said they were yet to receive an official word as to when they will be returning home. Kalyani said her husband spoke to her over phone on Wednesday night and informed her that he was released safely.
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Primark owner Associated British Foods (ABF) was the biggest faller on the top tier index, down more than 6.5% or 205p at 1951p. Pharmaceutical companies AstraZeneca, Shire and Reckitt Benckiser were some of the only stocks making gains on the FTSE 100.
Other reports said the league would consider football-only members, a scenario that could involve schools like Air Force and CT . About a dozen schools remain alive for what most insiders think will be two spots, with Cincinnati and Houston as the favorites.
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Maybe you've seen Dejan Lovren around? City looked shell-shocked but were then handed a lifeline by some kamikaze play from Lucas. With Emre Can still coming back from injury, there is a set three in the midfield it seems for Liverpool at the moment.
Kylie Jenner sitting front row at the Yeezy Season 4 show with Lewis Hamilton, Tyga , Carine Roitfeld and Pharrell . Certainly the models were happy for the hype job and relieved to hightail it out of the sun at the same time.
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