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Bangladesh | Nearly 1800 sq km denoted as MPA in Nay of Bengal

The government has declared 1743 square kilometres of the Bay of Bengal, adjacent to St. Martin Island, as a protected area to prevent biodiversity loss.

“1743 sq km of the Bay of Bengal area adjacent to St. Martin Island in addition to the previously declared 590 hectares of ecologically critical area, has been declared as St. Martin Marine Protected Area,” according to the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.

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