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Howland Island National Wildlife Refuge

Howland Island National Wildlife Refuge is a nesting and roosting habitat for 10 seabird species and 8 shorebird species, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. It is home to threatened green turtles and endangered hawksbill sea turtles as well as hundreds of species of fish and corals. Howland Island will become part of the national marine monuments being created by President Bush.
Cindy Newton
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