Peru will likely create Pacific Ocean reserve in early 2019: government

FILE PHOTO: Peru's President Martin Vizcarra speaks to foreign media during a news conference at the Government Palace in Lima, Peru June 5, 2018. REUTERS/Mariana Bazo

LIMA (Reuters) – Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra’s government is planning to create an ocean reserve in the first quarter to protect feeding and breeding grounds for humpback whales and other marine species, the environment minister said on Monday. The reserve would span more than 400 square miles (1,040 square km) and overlap with four offshore […]

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