Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society
Volume 21 Issue 01

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Volume 21, No. 1
Pages 112 - 113

BOOK REVIEW • The Unnatural History of the Sea

Andrew J. Read
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On June 15, 2006, President George W. Bush created the world’s largest fully protected marine reserve, the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI). Established by Presidential proclamation, the monument is the largest conservation area in the United States. In his proclamation speech, the president noted that, “our duty is to use the land and seas wisely, or sometimes not use them at all.”


Read, A.J. 2008. Review of The Unnatural History of the Sea, by C.M. Roberts. Oceanography 21(1):112–113, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2008.76.