Antarctic Treaty: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Tristan da Cunha becomes the largest Marine Protection Zone of Atlantic Ocean
Published: November 16, 2020
The isolated UK overseas territory of Tristan da Cunha was declared the largest fully protected Marine reserve of Atlantic Ocean. This will prohibit sand extraction, bottom trawling fishing and deep-sea mining in more than 90% of waters of the territory. It includes 687,000 square kilo metres of water in the Atlantic ocean. Background UK is ..