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    Guantánamo Could Become a ‘Peace Park’ and Marine Center

    It already has “bay” in the name. If President Obama’s plan to close the infamous detention facility succeeds, it should become a marine research center and park, say conservation biologist Joe Roman and law professor James Kraska in a new proposal in Science. They argue that such a facility could help diplomatic relations, protect some of the world’s most significant coral reefs and be a good cost-saving measure for the Pentagon. The future of Guantánamo is expected to be discussed during the president’s upcoming visit to Cuba.

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