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In Depth (Sea Change: Marianas Trench) #941557

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Apr 23, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Map shown of the Marianas Trench in the Pacific Ocean.

(Saipan: Ian Williams) A look in the waters of the Marianas Trench, which is protected by the US government, presented; underwater scenes and animation shown; details given of restrictions on fishing and oil/gas explorations and the challenge in enforcing them. [Oregon State University William CHADWICK†- comments on finding new species.] [Friends of the Monument Cinta KAIPAT†- says preserving the ocean is important to our very survival.] [Friends of the Monument Angelo VILLAGOMEZ†- says the US has set a new paradigm of ocean conservation.]

Reporter(s):
Williams, Brian;
Williams, Ian
Duration:
00:03:10

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