The largest nature reserve on earth: the home of the rarest species. Of the 7,000 marine species in currently the largest nature reserve on earth, a quarter can be found exclusively here. Do you know about what place is it?
Located 2,100 kilometers northwest of the main Hawaiian Islands is Papahanaumokuakea marine national monument, which is now the largest nature reserve on Earth.
The name of this reserve is the community of two Hawaiian ancestor: Papahānaumokuakea and Wake. Who created the Hawaiian archipelago, the taro plant and the Hawaiian people.
Maritime Papahanaumokuakea National Monument is the largest border region fully protected under the American flag. And one of the largest protected marine area in the world. It occupies 362,073 square kilometers of the Pacific. A region that is larger than all the national parks in the United States together.
Northwestern National Monument in Hawaii was founded in 2006 with the aim to protect a large number of rare natural and cultural resources.
The long coral reefs that are found in this largest nature reserve, home to 7,000 marine species, one quarter can be found only in the Hawaiian archipelago.
Many islands and shallow environments are important habitats for rare species such as the endangered green turtles, Hawaiian monk seals and 14 million sea birds representing 22 species nesting there.
Land regions also provide a home to four species of birds that can be found nowhere else in the world except here, including the most vulnerable species, Laisan albratross.
On the video below you can see interesting reportage from this awful place, enjoy:
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