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An immense portion of the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia has just gained new protections.
The area is a source of food in the vast expanse of the ocean and a spawning ground for tuna, shark, marlin and swordfish.
The Albany Pine Bush Preserve in New York holds within it a rare species: the endangered Karner blue butterfly.
The idea of saving and preserving historic sites through international cooperation, has been around since World War I, but a singular event helped create UNESCO's World Heritage program.
Rare blue parrot already believed to be extinct in the wild, after deforestation and non-native honeybees started competing with them for nest space.
As NOAA's '30 Days of the Ocean' draw to a close this weekend, we take a look at some of its wonderful underwater camera work.
Big parks may look good on a map, but they often do little to preserve nature's rich diversity of trees, birds, mammals, and other creatures.
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