New nature preserve will be the largest on Earth

Covering more than 320 million acres, the marine park in New Caledonia is twice the size of Texas, three times the size of Germany and much larger than any other protected area on the planet.
Corals grow just below the ocean surface near Maré Island, New Caledonia. (Photo: Ethan Daniels)

Corals grow just below the ocean surface near Maré Island, New Caledonia. (Photo: Ethan Daniels)

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