New Google Tool Reveals Marine Protected Areas
October 7, 2008
Barcelona, Spain -- Conservationists working with Google Inc. have unveiled a tool that lets people view protected marine areas with the click of a mouse - a bid to harness the Internet's top search engine to raise awareness of endangered ocean habitats. The feature on Google Earth displays icons indicating sensitive areas of the world's oceans, from the waters off the Galapagos Islands to the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean.
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