The World Wide Fund for Nature-Australia announced on Monday that it had acquired and shelved the last commercial gill net license in the northern Great Barrier Reef, effectively creating a 100,000 square kilometer protection zone for dugongs, dolphins and turtles.
The zone runs from Cape Flattery up to the Torres Strait and covers an area about the size of Cuba.
The environmental organization bought the license, for a …
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