With a stroke of his pen. It will cover 490,000 sq miles.
The memorandum bans commercial fishing, deep-sea mining and other extraction of underwater resources in the area.And the extremists cry, "Not enough! Not enough!"
Will the inhabitants of the islands be able to fish for their livelihood, like they used to? Does that count as "noncommercial" fishing?
I would like to read more about this before I can give it unqualified support. But i doubt I am going to find any arguments against it in today's media mono-culture.
It is "ecologically correct" and will not be questioned.