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American Samoa's Governor aims to protect the country's reefs

American Samoa's Governor aims to protect the country's reefs

Updated 3 October 2012, 17:32 AEST

American Samoa is going to attempt to reduce the impact of its people on the country's coral reefs.

Governor Togiola Tulafono says the reefs are already being affected by climate change, but there is little American Samoans can do about that.

However, he told Brian Abbott, the local people can, at little cost, greatly reduce their impact on the coral reefs that protect their islands.

Presenter: Brian Abbott.

Speaker:Togiola Tulafono, the Governor of American Samoa

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