WWF celebrates new hope for marine life! Today the Government of Mozambique announced the creation of the largest coastal marine reserve in Africa. Known as the “Primeiras and Segundas Archipelago,” WWF has worked for eight years to secure this marine reserve, comprising ten islands off the coast of northern Mozambique. Covering more than 4020 square miles, this area is home to five of the world's seven marine turtle species, is a key breeding site for dugong, seabirds and marine turtles, and communities depend daily on the area’s natural resources for food, shelter and livelihoods.
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