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Marine Reserves Work Well

"The exciting result is that once you put a [marine] reserve into place, in one to three years there is a dramatic response by the species in the reserve to that protection," said Ben Halpern, a graduate student in biology at UC Santa Barbara and one of the authors of a report that will appear in the May issue of the journal "Ecology Letters." Halpern wrote the paper with Robert Warner, professor of biology at UCSB. (Excerpt: Environmental News Service, April 17, 2002, at

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