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Pitcairn Islands home to world's largest marine reserve
ETB News New Zealand

Pitcairn Islands home to world's largest marine reserve

Travel & Tourism News. Find out more at ETB News The British Government has recently taken action to create the world's largest fully protected marine reserve around the Pitcairn Islands, a British overseas territory in the South Pacific Ocean. ... ETB News New Zealand, 4 weeks ago
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Fates diverge for descendants of 'Bounty' mutineers

AUCKLAND, New Zealand -- Radical changes are underway in Norfolk and Pitcairn islands, two tiny Pacific island communities some 6,000km apart that share a link with the infamous 1789 mutiny on the HMS Bounty. Close Pitcairn, more than 2,000km ...
 Nikkei Asian Review2 weeks ago

Pitcairn Island travel guide: Visiting one of the most isolated communities on Earth

No plane or helicopter has ever landed here, nor has any ship ever moored off its coast. It's one of the most isolated, unusual islands on Earth. Seventh-generation Bounty mutineer descendant Kerry Young eases his way carefully along a sheer, ...
 Lithgow Mercury3 weeks 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 Post2 months ago Tiny island of 'Mutiny of the Bounty' fame to anchor vast new marine sanctuary.  Austin American Statesman2 months ago UK to designate Pitcairn Island area as the biggest protected ocean area in the world  TicoTimes.net2 months ago
Ecologist

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 ...
 Ecologist2 months ago AFP - Britain-environment-conservation-oceans-Pitcairn  Namibia Press Agency2 months ago Britain to create world's biggest protected marine reserve  Look Local2 months ago The next UK government promises to be an ocean champion  Greenpeace UK1 month ago
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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 East2 months ago UK plans Pacific marine reserve to protect bounty of seas  GMA News.tv2 months ago REUTERS - Britain plans Pacific marine reserve to protect bounty of seas  Namibia Press Agency2 months 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 Journal2 months ago An Ocean's Bounty  The Pew Charitable Trusts1 month ago Ocean Bounty  Huffington Post1 month ago Massive marine reserve announced in Budget  Noodls2 months 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.com2 months 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 Central2 months ago
Ecologist

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 ...
 Ecologist2 months ago
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