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Namibia: Country Declares First Marine Reserve

24 October 2008

The Ministry of Fisheries is to declare a protected marine reserve, 400 km long and 30 km wide, south of Walvis Bay.

The protected area, between Meob Bay and Chamais Bay, will include most of the offshore islands, such as Hollamsbird, Mercury, Ichaboe, Seal, Penguin, Halifax, Possession, Pomona, Plumpudding and Sinclair islands, as well as islets and rocks within two to three nautical miles offshore.

Cabinet approved a submission in this regard by Fisheries Minister Abraham Iyambo’s during its meeting on September 2, according to a press release from the Ministry of Information. Read more

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