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Three vast stretches of the Pacific Ocean will be considered for designation as national monuments, which would provide substantial new protection for sea life.

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Pacific Regions Considered for Protections
Article | CRAWFORD, Tex., Aug. 25 -- President Bush announced Monday that three isolated stretches of the Pacific Ocean are under consideration for national monument status, a designation that could provide vast new protections for the regions' fragile coral reefs, seabirds and ocean creatures.

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