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Scientists Laud Bush's Blue Legacy But Want More

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Science  09 Jan 2009:
Vol. 323, Issue 5911, pp. 192-193
DOI: 10.1126/science.323.5911.192

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Setting a middle course between the wishes of marine biologists and the concerns of the Pentagon and recreational fishers, President George W. Bush this week dusted off a little-used law for the second time in his Administration to protect swaths of ocean totaling an area the size of Spain.