Reserve around remote Galapagos expands to protect marine migration

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The protected waters around the Galapagos Islands in the Pacific has grown by 60,000 square kilometres. While on a ship in the bay of Puerto Ayora, a town in the Galapagos, Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso signed a corresponding decree on Friday in the presence of former US president Bill Clinton and Colombian President Iván Duque. “There are places that shape human history, and today we have the honour of being in one of those places,” Lasso said. “These islands teach us something about ourselves: What if we didn’t set ourselves up as masters over this Earth, but as its protectors?” The n…

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