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UK to designate the biggest protected ocean area in the world
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UK to designate the biggest protected ocean area in the world

When the mutineers of the HMS Bounty landed on Pitcairn Island in 1790, they believed they had found the perfect refuge: a fertile Eden in a remote corner of the South Pacific where Capt. William Bligh and the rest of the British navy could never ... Washington Post, 1 month ago

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An Ocean's Bounty

The government of Britain recently announced the designation of the world's largest marine reserve in the waters surrounding Pitcairn Island, a British overseas territory in the South Pacific. One of the remotest populated islands in the world, ...
 The Pew Charitable Trusts1 week ago Ocean Bounty  Huffington Post1 week ago

Britain plans Pacific marine reserve to protect bounty of seas

* Pitcairn marine protected area to safeguard fish * Remote islands home to 50 people, rare fish, seabirdsLONDON, March 18 (Reuters) - Britain plans a vast marine reserve around the remote Pitcairn Islands in the South Pacific as part of global ...
 London South East1 month ago UK plans Pacific marine reserve to protect bounty of seas  GMA News.tv1 month ago
Capital Bay

HMS Cannibal's saga, told in a new book, of shipwreck, mutiny and murder

HMS Wager set out from England in September 1740 to harass the Spanish Also tasked with capturing enemy warships off coast of South America Crew shipwrecked in storm off the coast of South America in May 1741 New book reveals how the sailors turned ...
 Capital Bay4 days ago

There will be sex in space

Provided by NewsCred CSA-Plastock via iStock Let's start by stating the obvious: It's far easier and cheaper to fix the problems of this planet than to find a way to live off-Earth. What are the challenges that might make us want to find a new ...
 MSN Canada1 week ago There will be sex in space: Mars, science and the dictates of biology and human culture  Salon1 week ago
WA Today

Basing public servants at airport dumb on many levels

Letters to the Editor Noel Towell's article "Airport contender as PS hub" (April 8, p1) illustrates perfectly the federal government's contempt for Canberra. The possibility the Department of Immigration may move from Belconnen to the airport ...
 WA Today1 week ago

Australia's National Portrait Gallery acquires painting attributed to John Webber

CANBERRA .- The National Portrait Gallery unveiled an exciting new acquisition of irrefutable importance to all Australians. Portrait of William Bligh, in masters uniform c. 1776, attributed to John Webber, is one of the earliest portraits of the ...
 Artdaily.org1 week ago

Australia's Norfolk Island faces fight for independence

From the section Australia Norfolk Island is one of Australia's most isolated territories Last Thursday, Norfolk Islanders commemorated the anniversary of the sinking of HMS Sirius, the flagship of Britain's First Fleet that made the six-month ...
 BBC3 weeks ago Norfolk Islanders to pay income tax  BBC1 month ago Norfolk Islanders to vote on their future  Radio New Zealand1 month ago Norfolk wants 'fair go' as Canberra plans end of island parliament  ABC Radio Australia2 months ago
Oregon Public Broadcasting

Australia Takes Over Local Government On Tiny Bankrupt Island

The old government buildings and remains of the penal colony in Kingston, the capital of Norfolk Island, located about 1,000 miles east of Sydney, in a photo taken in 2006. Reuters/Landov Australia has announced that it is revoking ...
 Oregon Public Broadcasting1 month ago Australia Taking Over Local Government On Tiny, Bankrupt Island  Oregon Public Broadcasting1 month ago
The Pew Charitable Trusts

Satellites Will Guard New Marine Reserve From Fish Pirates

The United Kingdom announced this week that it is creating a massive marine reserve around the Pitcairn Islands in the Pacific ocean. Covering over 322,000 square miles, the new reserve will be protected from illegal fishing. The Pitcairn Islands ...
 Popular Science1 month ago The Pitcairn Islands  The Pew Charitable Trusts1 month ago IN BRIEF - Satellites Will Guard New Marine Reserve From Fish Pirates  Fish Information & Services1 month ago Satellites Will Guard New UK Marine Reserve From Fish Pirates month ago
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