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New Marine National Monuments

President Bush is set to safeguard far-flung areas totaling 195,280 square miles in the Pacific Ocean, a move that will help preserve sprawling sea and island ecosystems.

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Bush to Protect Three Areas in Pacific
Article | President Bush will create three new marine national monuments in the Pacific Ocean today, according to his top aides, a move that will help preserve sprawling sea and island ecosystems and cement the one aspect of his legacy that has won praise, sometimes grudgingly, from many environmentalists.

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