Chile creates law to protect its ocean habitat

Chile creates law to protect its ocean habitat
 

Chile has created a new law protecting the waters along its 6,400km (4,000 mile) coastline.
The outgoing president, Michele Bachelet, signed the decree, which creates nine marine reserves.
President Bachelet, who is ending her term of office this week, said that Chile needed to establish the basis on which it would conserve its marine territory for the future.
This year Chile also signed into law a vast network of nature parks.
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10 March 2018 in World News, Views: 49
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