So there are some things to celebrate in the world of ocean conservation. Although I might dislocate something trying to say it, the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in Hawaii has been added to the World Heritage Site list. Keep 'em coming. The more protections the better.
Unfortunately, I've never been there but it must be a pretty special place. Accordng to National Geographic, native Hawaiians believe life originates there and spirits return there after death. Sounds like the locals got it right on target. Life from the sea. Of course.
Here's the full story with some great photos from National Geographic: