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CBS Sci-Tech: Britain creates world's largest marine reserve
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CBS Sci-Tech: Britain creates world's largest marine reserve

The Pitcairn Islands, a U.K. overseas territory, is made up of four islands: Pitcairn, Henderson, Oeno, and Ducie. The territory lies 4,500 kilometers (about 2,800 miles) from New Zealand, its closest landmass, making it one of the world's most ... CBS News, 1 month ago
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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 Post1 month ago Tiny island of 'Mutiny of the Bounty' fame to anchor vast new marine sanctuary.  Austin American Statesman1 month ago UK to designate Pitcairn Island area as the biggest protected ocean area in the world  TicoTimes.net1 month ago

World's greatest marine reserve around Pitcairn Islands

The Ecologist 19th March 2014 The UK Government is to create the world's biggest fully protected marine reserve encompassing over 830,000 square kilometres of ocean in the South Pacific - an area about 3.5 times the size of the UK. It will cover ...
 Ecologist1 month ago AFP - Britain-environment-conservation-oceans-Pitcairn  Namibia Press Agency1 month ago Britain to create world's biggest protected marine reserve  Look Local1 month ago UK to create biggest protected marine reserve  China Post1 month 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 REUTERS - Britain plans Pacific marine reserve to protect bounty of seas  Namibia Press Agency1 month ago
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Conservation protection announced for the Pitcairn Islands

The announcement about the nature reserve was made during the U.K.'s annual budget statement to Parliament on March 18, 2015. The objective is to protect various forms of ocean life from illegal fishing and trading (trading in so-called dark fish.) ...
 Digital Journal1 month ago An Ocean's Bounty  The Pew Charitable Trusts2 weeks ago Ocean Bounty  Huffington Post2 weeks ago Massive marine reserve announced in Budget  Noodls1 month ago

Land Give-Away Attracts Residents to Pitcairn Island

A tiny island set in the South Pacific is so keen to grow its population that land is being given away to those wishing to build a permanent home there. The Pitcairn Islands group is a British Overseas Territory comprised of Henderson, Ducie, ...
 PropertyShowrooms.com1 month ago
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Lindblad Expeditions Partners With National Geographic to Offer Voyage to Pitcairn Islands

Travelers who wish to experience the ecosystem can do so on Lindblad Expedition's Tahiti to Easter Island: Tales of the Pacific voyage in partnership with National Geographic. The 20-day expedition travels from Tahiti to the low islands of the ...
 Travel Agent Central1 month ago

Clear blue water! Pitcairn Islands reserve is Britain's biggest conservation initiative ever

20th March 2015 Page 97 of the Budget Red Book is not where one instinctively looks for inspiration if you are concerned about protecting the natural world. However, in declaring the intention to designate the pristine oceans around the tiny ...
 Ecologist1 month ago

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 Satellites Will Guard New UK Marine Reserve From Fish Pirates month ago IN BRIEF - Satellites Will Guard New Marine Reserve From Fish Pirates  Fish Information & Services1 month ago
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Pitcairn is the paradise island where no one wants to live

Only 50 people live on Pitcairn, the last British territory in the Pacific Ocean Faced with ageing population - and last child was born there four years ago Inhabitants have made impassioned plea for people to join their community Isle harbours dark ...
 Capital Bay2 months ago The paradise island where no one wants to live: How a remote British colony in the Pacific is at risk of dying out because of its dark legacy of child sex abuse  Capital Bay2 months ago
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