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14 Nov 2023

Dominica Creates World's First Marine Reserve for Sperm Whales

The Caribbean nation of Dominica takes a bold step towards marine conservation by declaring the world's first marine protected area dedicated to endangered sperm whales. Spanning approximately 300 square miles on the island's western side, the initiative restricts large shipping and commercial fishing activities that pose threats to the sperm whale population. [Source](https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/caribbean-island-dominica-creates-worlds-marine-protected-area-104846383)