Friday, April 24, 2009

Saipan on NBC Nightly News

NBC Nightly News sent a crew out to Saipan to cover the Marianas Trench Monument, and the Friends of the Monument group. This is an exciting moment for all who worked so hard to make this Monument a reality. Congratulations Angelo and team for an amazing job well done!!
Voices from Saipan April 22: More pictures and extended interviews with scientists and activists on the importance and meaning of the new marine national park.

Working to preserve a world under water April 23: The Northern Mariana Islands are in history books as the site of one of World War Two's most decisive battles, but they may ultimately go down in history because former President George W. Bush made the Mariana Trench, an area the size of Arizona, a protected marine reserve. NBC's Ian Williams reports.

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