World’s largest fully protected marine reserve created

The Pitcairn Islands, a UK overseas territory, is made up of four islands: Pitcairn, Henderson, Oeno, and Ducie. Pitcairn lies about 689 kilometres (428 miles) from French Polynesia and 1,920 kilometres (1,193 miles) from Easter Island. Credit: ...

Action by the British government to create the world''s largest fully protected marine reserve around the Pitcairn Islands, an overseas territory in the South Pacific Ocean, has been praised by The Pew Charitable Trusts and the National Geographic Society.

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