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American Samoa National Marine Sanctuary

The coastline of American Samoa National Marine Sanctuary
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American Samoa National Marine Sanctuary comprises a fringing coral reef ecosystem nestled within an eroded volcanic crater on the island of Tutuila, American Samoa. The 163-acre sanctuary—the smallest and most remote of all the National Marine Sanctuaries—is one of many steps American Samoans have taken to protect the reef, and the jobs, food and coastal protection that come with it. Read a blog post about this story of hope for coral reef conservation.
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