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Marine petition presented to government

A conservation zone was set up around Lundy in 2010.
A conservation zone was set up around Lundy in 2010. Credit: ITV News

Environmental groups from want better protection for marine habitats.

The groups are disappointed only a quarter of the proposed marine conservation zones will be created this year and will present a petition to Parliament today.

A zone around Lundy was the first to be set up in 2010. Consultation on a further 31 sites ends in March.

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