'It's justice between species'
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Lewis Pugh: 'It's justice between species'

Delegates from 24 countries and the European Union have agreed that the Ross Sea in Antarctica will become the world's largest marine protected area. Some 1.57m sq km of the Southern Ocean will gain protection from commerical fishing for 35 years.

Lewis Pugh, UN patron for the oceans, has been campaigning for this for years. He told the Today programme it's "justice between species" has now been achieved.

  • 28 Oct 2016