Craig quoted in National Geographic on Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument

S.J. Quinney College of Law Professor Robin Craig was quoted in the August 26, 2016 edition of National Geographic in a story titled, “Hawaii Is Now Home to an Ocean Reserve Twice the Size of Texas.” President Obama recently quadrupled the size of the national marine monument off northwestern Hawaii to a 583,000-square-mile “no-take” zone.”

The history and power of the 400-year-old New England fishing industry make that a more difficult political challenge, said Robin Kundis Craig, a University of Utah law professor who specializes in the oceans. “Some of this is protecting what’s easier,” Craig said of the Papahānaumokuākea expansion.

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