Protecting Africa's Wild Coast

Very little was known about Gabon's marine ecosystem prior to National Geographic's October 2012 Pristine Seas expedition with the Waitt Institute and Wildlife Conservation Society. On November 12, 2014, President Ali Bongo expanded his father's conservation legacy by creating a network of marine parks covering 23 percent of Gabon's territorial waters. 

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